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would you find a palpable goiter in hypothyroidism

A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
41 years experience Periodontics
Needs treatment: A simple goiter can occur without a known reason. It can occur when the thyroid gland is not able to make enough thyroid hormone to meet the body's ne ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Vakas Sial
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypothyroidism: You should undergo a workup for possible hypothroidism and get a TSH level drawn as well as thryoid function testing.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
Goiter =throat pain: Yes! a goiter (enlarged thyroid gland @ base of neck) can cause 'something in throat' sensation as well as difficulty swallowing. A simple ultrasound ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Endocrinology: You will need thyroid hormone replacement therapu and routine scans and ultrasounds of the thyroid gland. I suggest consulting with a board certified ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
These nodules can: sometimes be reduced in size by taking a small amount of Thyroid medicine.This requires some expertise.See an Endocrinologist for the best care.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
11 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe nothing : A goiter can either be functional or non- functional. A lot of goiters are non functional and do no harm at all unless they get so big and begin to co ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Rare: You can't have both at the same time, however, you can have long-standing hypothyroidism and later develop a toxic goiter either due to graves' diseas ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
Very odd: It isn't unheard of, but extremely rare to have a hot nodule with hashimoto's hypothyroidism, particularly if you are biochemically hypothyroid. This ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Iodide in salt: People with "iodine allergies" are actually allergic to iodine attached to large molecules, such as those used as contrast in imaging tests. They are ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No autoimmune: so your multi nodular is is under production of Thyroxine no on immune basis , must see an endocrinologist to follow nodular goite ... Read More
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