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what does it mean when your thyroid is swollen
A 46-year-old member asked:
37 years experience Radiology
Could be OK: Depends on how swollen and the cause. It could be from thyroiditis. It could be upper limits of normal. Did your doctor test your thyroid function?
A 29-year-old female asked:
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Thyroid cystic chang: How large? May be just a cyst, or mixed nodule .May to hashimotos or a tumor, Check TSH and consider thyroid antibody testing like peroxidase and ... Read More
27 years experience General Surgery
Many things: You may have a multi modular goiter which is a benign condition that sometimes may require surgery. This could also be thyroiditis which is also benig ... Read More
31 years experience Head and Neck Surgery
Thyroid cyst: This description could be 1 of 2 things: a cancer with regional metastasis or Hashimoto's thyroiditis with associated lymphadenopathy.
A female asked:
A Verified Doctor answered
Thyroid: The results suggest you might need a thyroid biopsy. Not a painful experience.
Call your doctor regarding the imaging results and further procedure.
A 39-year-old female asked:
12 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: I would get evaluated. Many things can cause your symptoms: nodules on vocal cords, infections, tumors, nerve damage, or it just might be the "way you ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Yes: The way we monitor the functioning of your thyroid gland is by measuring TSH(Thyroid Stimulating Hormone). As your thyroid gland in your neck produces ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
20 years experience Family Medicine
Likely infectious...: Swollen lymph nodes are typically related to recent or current infection. Can stay swollen for a couple of weeks. If they remain 'squishy and mobil ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
50 years experience General Practice
Lymphadenopathy: Swollen lymph nodes can be a sign of many clinical conditions from a simple viral infection to something more serious. See a physician who will determ ... Read More
A member asked:
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Lymph nodes?: Have him checked.
A 31-year-old female asked:
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: It could also be your throid gland. See your doctor to differentiate . Either way needs attention and treatment soon.
A 34-year-old female asked:
54 years experience Rheumatology
Muscle strain: This may be a muscle strain but with your many condition you need to discuss with your physicians. Consider heat, a neck pillow, physical therapy. ... Read More
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