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Swollen thyroid gland on one side

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctoranswered
32 years experience
Yes, possible!: Hi. You could have an asymmetric diffuse goiter or a nodule on one side. Do you have a thyroid diagnosis? See your doctor for a good thyroid exam. Goo... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Goiter: An enlarged thyroid gland is called a goiter. Symptoms can be related to overactive thyroid function or underactive. Overactive symptoms include shak... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
No: We see people with thyroid problems who don't have enlargement. Some are even born without their thyroid gland.
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 52 years experience
No: No, thyroid dyfunction can occur with an enlarged thyroid but can also be seen in persons whose thyroid has not changed size and appears to be of a no... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 33 years experience
Thyroid diseases: Graves is an autoimmune disorder and can be variable in its presentation, course and response to therapy. It can be normal to have hypothyroid after t... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Barrera
Endocrinology 39 years experience
Thyroid mass: You should consider a biopsy first. One may also consider surgery. A negative biopsy is not 100% accurate. Sometimes small cancers can be missed. The ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 51 years experience
No, but hyperthy-: roidism can make you feel anxious.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Please see below: May be tonsillitis, if this does not get better, please a doctor.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Lymphadenitis: A tender lymph node is an indication of lymphadenitis, which can have many causes. Commonly this happens with strep throat and other infections of the... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Dr. can check throat: Throat discomfort can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some othe... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
It happens: If the issue is really one requiring antibiotics like strep, I expect some decline in the fever by 4 days. However the gland swelling can persist for ... Read More
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