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Thyroid Awareness and Importance

Have you had your neck checked? There are a number of different symptoms that may suggest that you need medical attention. One of the most common thyroid symptom is finding a lump or nodule in the area of your neck where the thyroid is located. During a neck check, physicians look for any signs of swelling or for a lump/thyroid nodule.

Dr. Parikh with a PatientOther symptoms of a thyroid issue include trouble swallowing, throat or neck pain, swollen lymph nodes in the neck, cough, and vocal changes. Luckily, early detection saves lives as does prompt treatment and life-long follow-up. Click here for more information on how to do a neck check at home.

Dr. Shatul Parikh is the Director of the Northwest ENT Thyroid & Parathyroid Center.

Dr. Parikh is a nationally recognized expert in minimally invasive thyroid/parathyroid surgery. Click here to learn more about Dr. Parikh.

Office Updates:Northwest ENT is abiding closely by CDC guidelines in reference to the Coronavirus.

For your protection, the following is being requested:

  • If you feel sick in any way, please call to reschedule your appointment or utilize our telemedicine option.
  • At your appointment you will be screened and your temperature taken.
  • Please bring your own personal cloth mask for your protection.
  • Be prepared to wait in your personal vehicle while we prepare a disinfected exam room for you.
  • 1 visitor per patient is allowed. Children are an exception.