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High tsh levels after thyroid cancer.been on synthroid (thyroxine) for 3 yrs and has been fine now all the sudden levels out of wack and lump in neck ?

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Dr. Arthur Heller answered

Specializes in Gastroenterology

Given your history, any changes demand follow up, with blood tests, and likely imaging tests to determined what next.

Answered Oct 6, 2012

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Dr. Richard Orr answered

Specializes in Surgical Oncology

Go back to your endocrinologistt or thyroid surgeon. Elevated TSH suggests that you need thyroid replacement meds increased. New lumps may or may not be significant. A good physical examination and ultrasound should be able to help here and a fine needle aspiration may be warranted. Thyroid cancer frequently recurs in lymph nodes and is very curable.

Answered Jun 10, 2014

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