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enlarged thymus gland symptoms

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
See ENT doctor: It is unclear how long you have had this, where is it located and how large it is. It could be an enlarged lymph node, a thyroid nodule or goiter, a ... Read More

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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Otolaryngologist: The submandibular gland enlargement may be caused by a silent blockage in the duct by a stone. An Otolaryngologist is best qualified to evaluate,advis ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devin Cunning
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Needs evaluation: Anytime there is asymmetric tonsillar hypertrophy this should be evaluated by an otolaryngologist. Most likely this is a normal variant, however may ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. ALADIN MARIANO
49 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Unsure about what: Ed means. If you mean emergency dept. Then there is really no need to go to "ed". Go to a primary physician who will then order a chest xray and ct sc ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
May or may not be sx: Lymphoma will produce a sizable mass which will grow and become obvious before any other symptoms might appear. If the Chest CT Scan is normal, then I ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. ALADIN MARIANO
49 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: As much as possible, thymus tumor should be removed. For any residual thymus that cannot be removed, radiotherapy or chemotherapy has to be considered ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hsiao
40 years experience Psychiatry
Probably not: Everything you list sounds chronic & unlikely to be helped by a visit to an emergency room. Go see your pcp.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Chest X-ray. : A chest X-ray would not be a reliable test in this regard.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Thoracic Surgeon.: An "enlarged" thymus gland "attached to breast bone" with chest pain and shortness of breath, needs to be evaluated by an endocrinologist and possibly ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Thaler
41 years experience Prosthodontics
See ENT MD: Get yourself to the specialist -- ENT MD - for thorough evaluation. 9 Months is way too long to ignore this type of presentation. May simply be chroni ... Read More

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