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Enlarged spleen after thyroid cancer

A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
Ask DR: Your questions need to be addressed by your DR. They have your complete medical history, have the advantage of the exam, and the remainder of your lab ... Read More

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Selz
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Thyroid cancer: Yes if it had metatisized. (spread).
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes it can: Thyroid cancer can spread to the adjacent lymph nodes. When the cancer has spread/metastasize beyond the area, however, it can be found on distant or ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Endocrinologist: This is the specialist you should consult. Although there is a family hx of thyroid cancer, your risk is not that high. However you will more likely d ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Dankle
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Unlikely : The most common types of thyroid cancer, if they spread (metastasize), will spread to lymph nodes in the neck first. These cancers can spread to the ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Thyroid cancer: Your son has a slightly higher risk of developing thyroid cancer compared to the general population but that risk is still very low.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Globus: You started with a globus sensation which may be due to an anxiety disorder. You had a thyroid U/S done which sounds to be NORMAL. thyroiditis is not ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Enlarged neck node: A large neck node with a prior history of thyroid cancer is worrisome. See an ENT doctor and start with a fine needle aspiration of the enlarged node ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Concerning: I recommend that a gastroenterologist and an abdominal surgeon collaborate and review these concerning findings with the radiologist. Malignancy of th ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Enlarged thyroid: Please ask your doctor to consider a thyroid biopsy.
A male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Unlikely: Goiters due to hypothyroid conditions are benign and should settle down once replacement thyroxine has been used to control the problem. Cancer is rar ... Read More
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