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Tanning beds cause thyroid cancer

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kam
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
Enlarged neck node: A large neck node with a prior history of thyroid cancer is worrisome. See an ENT doctor and start with a fine needle aspiration of the enlarged node ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Uma Swamy
Radiation Oncology 17 years experience
Not necessarily: Here is a good review on thyroid cancer symptoms http://www.Cancer.Net/cancer-types/thyroid-cancer/symptoms-and-signs.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
No: Thyroid tumors are associated with a stimulatory factor arising in the pituitary. Asbestos causes problems when the dust arising from the handling o... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
Mesothelioma (lung): No doubt. Asbestos exposure - especially long term - causes mesothelioma. It is not safe and harms health in many ways, but there is no established co... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Productive cough: If the cancer spreads to the lung- you could have cough caused by the cancer spread. Although it is usually dry cough, but productive cough also can h... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted Leem
Dr. Ted Leemanswered
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 18 years experience
Depends: Most of the time, thyroid cancer does not change thyroid function. However, after being treated for thyroid cancer, you will be hypothyroid if your t... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctoranswered
32 years experience
Not in humans: Hi. In rodents, Victoza (liraglutide) (and all GLP-1 receptor agonists) can cause C-cell hyperplasia and MEDULLARY thyroid cancer (MTC), NOT regular t... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
Unlikely: Anything's possible, but this drug has not ever been associated with thyroid cancer, which can occur in anyone no matter what drugs they're receiving.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
I'd be very shocked: Ask the doctor who prescribed it to take some time to explain & discuss the side effects possible. One possible side effect is swelling in the throat ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Can coexist : Thyroid cancer can coexist with hyperthyroidism especially with multi nodular goitersbut rare.
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