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Small thyroid gland

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sumana Gangi
Endocrinology 24 years experience
Thyroid: You need to have your neck examined by a doctor.. It could be a lymphnode or thyroid nodule/cyst
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Neck pain: A painful nodule in your neck requires urgent attention. If your doctor can see you today or tomorrow please go. If that is not possible please go to... Read More

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
No: Not cancer. It goes along with your thyroid disease. That is why you need synthroid (thyroxine)
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamel Sadek
Family Medicine 25 years experience
How do you know?: How do you know that your thyroid is small? And that it is the cause of difficulty swallowing. The thyroid gland sits infront and to the sides of your... Read More
Dr. Samuel Freedman
Pediatrics 9 years experience
Dysphasia : A GI doctor should order a swallowing study to see if the thyroid could be impinging on your esophagus. There are also other causes of swallowing diff... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Common: Thyroid nodules are common. Your nodule is still very small. Nothing needs to be done right now. I recommend another ultrasound one year from now to m... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Tezza
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Likely benign: This sounds like a benign thyroid cyst; thyroid cancers are generally solid tumors. If there were any reason for concern your doctor would order a fol... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Throat swelling: Exactly where in your throat do you think is swelling. Is it tender and can you feel it.
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Nodules: Usually multiple thyroid nodules are benign in contrast to a solitary nodule. I'm not familiar with such a description as noted in the right upper lob... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. John McClay
Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Hard to say: Dysphagia (trouble swallowing) can have many causes. You should see an ENT and have a flexible laryngoscopy and maybe see a gastroenterologist as we... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 41 years experience
More No than Yes: The thyroid is a cystic gland controlled by hypothalamus (TSH) via anterior pituitary (TRF) to manufacture & secrete T3+T4. If thyroid cysts coale... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
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

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