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early warning signs of thyroid cancer

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Djang
22 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Nothing specific.: Generally, people feel normal when they have thyroid cancer. That is the main reason that it can be hard to discover. Your physician should feel your ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Yes: Solid thyroid masses that are large, have characteristic internal calcifications, irregular borders, increased blood flow on doppler ultrasound, and/o ... Read More
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Dr. Brendan Stack jr., md, facs, face
31 years experience Head and Neck Surgery
Ultrasound.: There ar several features of thyroid cancer. They include, by are not limited to: blurred borders, microcalcifications, increase vascularity, extensi ... Read More
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Dr. Stephanie Lee
40 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid nodule: You cannot always diagnose a thyroid cancer on ultrasound but what increases the risk are : very black or hypoechoic nodule, a taller than wide nodule ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Martinez
27 years experience Breast Surgery
Yes: Microcalcifications, unusual shape, increased blood flow, associated abnormal lymph nodes, and growth beyond the thyroid capsule are all signs of a th ... Read More
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Dr. Stephanie Lee
40 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid: Yes. Some worrisome but not diagnostic signs are a black nodule that us taller than wide with an irregular margin , calcification, vigorous blood flow ... Read More
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Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: An ultrasound can reveal certain features that are worrisome for possible cancer, but ultrasound cannot diagnose cancer with certainty. That requires ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Variable: Signs and symptoms depend on the type and stage of thyroid cancer. Most thyroid cancers do not cause much symptoms or signs in the early stages. The c ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
It is a real stretch: Headaches are very common and thyroid cancer is not. Thyroid cancer generally does not chane thyroid hormone early on and doesnt have many symptoms ot ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
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Familial lipomas?: You might want to read this: http://www.Cancer.Net/cancer-types/cowden-syndrome. As you can see, there are certain familial conditions that feature li ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: Occassional bland cells and especially mitotially inactive follicular cells with some metaplasia usually spells benign lesion. Would be of value to k ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
See your doc: Thyroglobulin is only made by thyroid cells. All an elevated thyroglobulin tells you is that you have "something" going on with your thyroid. It coul ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Apples oranges : Unrelated diseases, after total thyroidectomy if thyroid hormone is replaced adequately will not effect fertility , or give early on set of peri- men ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Solhjem
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
Normal: It is normal to be able to feel small lymph nodes in the groin or other areas of the body. No need to worry about them. It would be exceedingly rare ... Read More

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