Goiters can cause a wide range of problems, ranging from a tight feeling in your throat to severe hoarseness. In more extreme cases, goiters can make it difficult to breathe. However, this isn’t always the case; sometimes they cause no symptoms at all. A goiter occurs when your thyroid gland—a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck—is abnormally […]
Fortunately the majority of thyroid nodules are noncancerous but the chance of a thyroid cancer is high enough that nodules should be addressed. Come see Raleigh Capitol ENT for a blood test.
Throat surgery treats a wide variety of conditions, from life-threatening cancers to chronic sore throats and breathing difficulties. Because throat surgery may be an option for many types of diseases, we’ve compiled some of the most common reasons throat surgery may be needed. Throat surgery for discovering cancer. Oral cancer can develop in any part […]
The thyroid gland sits in the front part of the neck below and overlying the larynx or voice box. It secretes hormones that help regulate overall body metabolism and maintain calcium balance in the body. A common disorder of the thyroid is formation of a nodule. These can be solitary or multiple and may be […]