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thyroid swollen on one side

A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Not necessarily: You can't tell if something is hyperfunctioning from thephysical appearance of the gland. A thyroid scan is the best method to suggest whether or not ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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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 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Visit MD asap: I encourage you to be seen as soon as possible in person. If you are having difficulty breathing you need to be evaluated immediately.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Wait 4 final report: Thyroid gland is normally asymmetric with the right lobe usually larger than the left lobe. Hashimotos disease may affext one side more than other. I ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
No, but hyperthy-: roidism can make you feel anxious.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
No: For unilateral neck swelling you should see a physician (md or do).
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Neck: Depends on its location. Could be a gland of saliva, infection or other things if it's red, tender or you have a fever check it out ASAP. Either way ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
36 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Call physician: It could be a thyroid issue. Call your physician for an exam.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Wow: Painful? Fever? Midde of neck? Side of neck? Trouble swallowing? Important questions. No way to answer this without an exam. Go see a doctor.

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