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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Controls metabolism: The thyroid gland controls your body's metabolism. An under-active thyroid can cause weight gain, for instance. Your doctor can order simple blood tes ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Your thyroid: Has enlarged without the formation of nodules or fluid-filled cysts. This can usually be halted with appropriate amounts of brand name T4 replacement ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Symptoms of thyroiditis typically include pain and tenderness in the thyroid area, neck and throat, difficulty sleeping. See your pcp.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Over emotional: Yes, this can result from thyroid disorders but there are very many conditions and situations that can result in emotional issues. You should have you ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Goiter: An enlarged thyroid gland is called a goiter. Symptoms can be related to overactive thyroid function or underactive. Overactive symptoms include shak ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid nodules: A very small percentage of thyroid nodules can be cancer. That is why your doctor will examine them with ultrasound and perform needle aspiration bio ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Adjacent: Parafollicular cells manufacture calcitonin. They are adjacent to follicular cells and not actually part of the thyroid gland. Parathyroid glands are ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
8 years experience Pediatrics
Thyroid : Runs the metabolism -- cold and heat tolerance, weight gain or loss, growth in children etc...
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Thyroid/parathyroid: The thyroid glands themselves produce the thyroid hormone (t4). There are two small glands just at the tip of each wing or ala actually separate gland ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradford Mitchell
33 years experience General Surgery
Thyroiditis?: This is the description of the appearance of the thyroid on ultrasound and is most often seen in thyroiditis or inflammation of the thyroid. The exact ... Read More

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