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Thyroid Clinic at Emirates Hospitals Group. The thyroid gland, a butterfly-shaped organ nestled in your throat, plays a critical role in regulating metabolism, growth, and development. When this vital gland malfunctions, it can significantly impact your health and well-being. Our Thyroid Doctors in Dubai offer comprehensive diagnosis and care for patients experiencing a range of thyroid conditions.

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Thyroid Specialists in Dubai

The Thyroid Clinic at Emirates Hospitals Group is made up of a multidisciplinary team of thyroid specialists doctors. Endocrinologists are physicians who specialize in the endocrine system, which includes the thyroid gland. Endocrinologists with a focus on thyroid disorders possess in-depth knowledge of thyroid function, diagnosis, and treatment options.  Our endocrinologists work with radiologists and head and neck surgeons to provide a multidisciplinary approach to patient care.

Symptoms of Thyroid Conditions

Thyroid problems can result in a large spectrum of symptoms depending on whether the thyroid gland is overproducing (hyperthyroidism) or underproducing (hypothyroidism) hormones. Common symptoms of  our thyroid doctors diagnose and treat include:

  • Weight loss or weight gain despite normal or increased appetite
  • Increased heart rate and palpitations
  • Anxiety and irritability
  • Tremor in hands
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Heat intolerance
  • Diarrhea or constipation
  • Irregular menstrual cycles
  • Fatigue and sluggishness
  • Feeling cold most of the time
  • Dry skin and hair
  • Depression
  • Muscle weakness
  • Difficulty concentrating

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Thyroid Diseases

Our Thyroid Specialists are experienced with treating a range of thyroid conditions including:

  • Graves’ Disease: An autoimmune disorder causing the thyroid to overproduce hormones (hyperthyroidism).
  • Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis: An autoimmune disorder that attacks the thyroid gland, leading to underproduction of hormones (hypothyroidism).
  • Thyroid Nodules: Lumps in the thyroid gland, which can be benign or cancerous.
  • Thyroid Cancer: A relatively rare form of cancer that develops in the thyroid gland.

Less Common Thyroid Diseases

  • Subacute Thyroiditis: Inflammation of the thyroid gland causing temporary hyperthyroidism, followed by a period of hypothyroidism.
  • Postpartum Thyroiditis: Temporary inflammation of the thyroid gland that can occur after childbirth.
  • Congenital Hypothyroidism: A condition where a baby is born with an underdeveloped or malfunctioning thyroid gland.
  • Thyroid Eye Disease (Graves’ Ophthalmopathy): An autoimmune condition affecting the eyes that can occur alongside Graves’ Disease.

Thyroid Treatment in Dubai

Treatment for thyroid disease depends on the specific condition and severity, whether its overactive or underactive, whether you have nodules etc. Treatment that our Thyroid Doctors in Dubai may recommend include:Thyroid Specialist Doctor

  • Antithyroid medications: Medications to slow hormone production.
  • Thyroid hormone replacement therapy: Synthetic thyroid hormone medication to replace missing hormones.
  • Ultrasound monitoring: Regular scans to track the growth of nodules.
  • Fine-needle aspiration biopsy: A minimally invasive procedure to determine if a nodule is cancerous.
  • Radioactive iodine therapy: A targeted treatment using radioactive iodine to destroy overactive thyroid tissue.
  • Nodule surgery: Removal of a nodule if it is cancerous or causing symptoms.
  • Thyroidectomy & partial thyroidectomy: Removal of part or all of the thyroid gland, usually performed as a last resort.
Last update date: 18-06-2024

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