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can armour thyroid med cause enlarged thyroid nodule

A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Stop Armour: There is no way to check your levels or keep your thyroid in control in your current regimen. Armour thyroid is ground up pigs. Switch to brand name T ... Read More

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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Look for another cau: If your thyroid is functioning normally(not under active) then the cause of your tiredness is not thyroid related. There are many other causes that on ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
MRI of thyroid: The thyroid can be seen on an MRI provided that portion of the neck is included in the scan.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
If the FNA: Is definitively "negative" not just inconclusive, many endocrinologists would just observe and follow-up at a later date w/repeat lab, exam and ultras ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
No: No relationship.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not directly, but...: Sometimes nodules in thyroid can become large enough to cause compressive symptoms in the swallowing mechanism. Doesn't sound like yours are large en ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
No relationship: A solitary nodule of the thyroid urrelatede to elevated liver enzymes. When a solitary nodule enlarges and is unrelated to a goitre, there is a poten ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Cysts and Tumors: Thyroid nodules are very common. Most are benign but some are cancerous. A visit to your doctor is a must so that these nodules can be evaluated and f ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: A large nodule can compress and deviate arteries/trachea causing breathing or swallowing problems.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Not a good sign: Hoarseness due to thyroid nodules would worry me. I would advise check up by either ENT doctor or go see an endocrinologist who will know how to find ... Read More
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