Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

pyro thyroid glands

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Endocrine Gland: It is an endocrine gland which produces thyroxin hormone which controls the metabolism in every cell in the body.It produces 80 to 90% T4 and 10 to 2 ... Read More
3
3 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Glands grow: If not all of the thyroid was removed, the remnant will likely grow back, especially if the TSH was slightly high or normal (tsh is a stimulus to grow ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Yim
Dr. John Yim answered
28 years experience Surgical Oncology
Can mean many things: A lumpy thyroid gland may have a nodule or nodules that can either be benign or cancer. Frequently when you have multiple lumps in the thyroid it is ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Controls metabolism: The thyroid gland controls your body's metabolism. An under-active thyroid can cause weight gain, for instance. Your doctor can order simple blood tes ... Read More
1
1 comment
15
15 thanks
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Not much you can do: If your thyroid gland has failed, there is not much you can do. If the cause is hashimoto's thyroiditis, it is usually progressive and you become hyp ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Why was it removed?: You need to address the issue of why it was removed in the first place. Was it hyperthyroid? Nodules? Cancer? There are lots of issues and it is b ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Your nec.k: At right underneath the adams apple is the thyroid gland. In areas where iodine is low, patients can develop a goiter, an enlarged thyroid. Their neck ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 78-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Visit this site for info on this topic: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hypothyroidism/symptoms-causes/syc-20350284 Wish you good healt ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroidectomy: If all/most of the gland is removed, you will become hypothyroid, which is easily treated with levothyroxine, and you will feel fine. Potential compl ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No nodules: No lumps or bumps. Sort of filler-language to reassure. Most thyroids are grossly homogeneous.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month