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i can feel the lump clicking on thyroid

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Probably not TMJ: Your TMJ is just medial to the tragus of your ear. Your post did not say how long you have this growth or if it increasing in mass, but it should be e ... Read More
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience Internal Medicine
TMJ: Tmj is the joint between lower jaw and temporal bone, and nothing to do to a hard lum in your neck. You need to see a doctor.
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Dr. Sal Aragona
40 years experience Dentistry
No: Any hard lump on the side of the neck needs to be thoroughly evaluated asap!

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: And have it evaluated. Cannot diagnose it over the internet.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience Orthodontics
See ENT: Physician. (S)he'll sort it out.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
50 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
NO: A goiter is an enlarged thyroid gland. A lump is a discrete mass. Both should be evaluated by an endocrinologist, .
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Needs testing: Lumps in the thyroid can be either benign or cancerous. It is impossible to know by palpation. It needs further testing to evaluate. Please see your d ... Read More
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Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Need more info: You should see someone and be examined. Unable to give you an answer online with very little information.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
How do you: Know it's "on" your thyroid? Most neck lumps have nothing to do with your thyroid. Have the lump evaluated by your physician if you're concerned.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Worried: Please set up an appointment with your doctor as soon as possible.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Katz
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No, but: Evaluation of a thyroid nodule today largely depends on clinical, lab and ultrasound characteristics, not size. What was seen on the US is what is im ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Biopsy: If your nodules have grown that much they need to be biopsied. You also should be on replacement brand name T4 to reduce the stimulation to thyroid an ... Read More
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