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what is side effect after having no thyroid glands

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
May be: The question is not very clear. If you have pain in one side of the neck, it not likely to be due to thyroid gland. It is not feasible to provide a me ... Read More
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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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypothyroidism: If the whole thyroid gland is removed, then the person need to take thyroid hormone to replace the thyroid function. Thyroid hormone is effective and ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
44 years experience Surgical Oncology
Voice and calcium: In experienced hands, thyroidectomy is safe and has few long term side effects. Obviously, if the entire gland is removed you will need to be on thyr ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sumana Gangi
24 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid: You need to have your neck examined by a doctor.. It could be a lymphnode or thyroid nodule/cyst
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sadaf Mustafa
7 years experience Internal Medicine
Neck lump: Hello and welcome to HealthTap, it depends if you had partial or total thyroid resection and the reason why it was removed. Either way I would suggest ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Trey Rumph
11 years experience Pharmacology
Depends on the damag: I would trust you doctor in that case, i'm sure if it didn't need to be taken out he would not as assumed the extra risks of surgery.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
23 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Very low chance: It is not really possible to state with certainty whether you have cancer or not, let's get that out of the way first. However, for ALL patient's get ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Barrera
38 years experience Endocrinology
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

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