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Thyroid enlargement

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Your PCP!: Most doctors can adequately assess your thyroid concerns, and make an appointment with an endocrinologist if needed. The tests i recommend are free t3 ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
Your doctor: If you are concerned that your thyroid is enlarged then I would recommend you see your doctor. Your doctor can evaluate you and Run the necessary test ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
33 years experience Endocrinology
Get 2nd opinion.: Have another doctor give you second opinion. I would suggest an endocrinologist or a surgeon with thyroid experience or an ENT (ear, nose, and throat ... Read More
Dr. Samuel Freedman
9 years experience Pediatrics
Thyroid: Its called goiter. Ask for a thyroid ultrasound. Minimally ask for an antibody test that can detect inflammatory agents causing the enlargement. Thyro ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Possible, but: Thyroid enlargement usually doesn't cause pain, unless there is acute thyroid inflammation. Have you doctor take a look at you.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
Don't worry: See a thyroidologist to determine why one side is bigger. Is it a nodule or cyst? Have him/her check it out.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Possible, but: Unlikely. Have a checkup with your doctor if you have neck pain.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
44 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Depends: One would have to have evaluation of airway by ct scan or bronchsoscopy to assess impingement of the airway.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid and obesity : You need to do a second opinion with an endocrinologist here to figure out what is going on.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Goiter: or enlarged thyroid may be due to inflammation, infection and/or lack of iodine in your diet . Hashimotos is an autoimmune illness and requires aggre ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Thyroid: That would mean that your exam is normal. You can have hyperthyroidism without nodules. Thyroid blood tests are what you need if you are concerned
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Globus: You started with a globus sensation which may be due to an anxiety disorder. You had a thyroid U/S done which sounds to be NORMAL. thyroiditis is not ... Read More
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