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Can Nature Thyroid Cause Inflammation In Glands
The doc said I had inflammation of the thyroid gland and that we will keep an eye on it. What causes this? Is it normal?
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
My right side neck gland swollen for 4 months. Swelled up after a a viral bug. Left side went down. I had blood work and a CT scan. They couldn't find what cause it but I do have inflammation. I get 2-3 sec. Painful twinges on occasion. What is it?
I have colloidal goiter and there is sporadic inflammation of my thyroid gland. Is there any cure for it?
Some treatments...: Thyroid hormone replacement therapy is used in iodine deficiency. Hormone replacement decreases TSH and lets the thyroid recover. A large goiter that is not improving medical treatment or restricts swallowing/breathing may need partial or complete removal of the gland. If the goiter is making too much thyroid hormone, treatment with radioactive iodine, anti-thyroid meds, or surgery may be needed. ...Read more
How do u know if you have tonsillitis or inflammation of the thyroid gland? & how can you determine when to seek a doctors care.
Seek care: If you have to ask these questions due to some symptoms, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more
I have an inflammation in my left jaws (saliva glands) and was diagnosed with mumps). Is this the same as thyroid glands disease? 2 of them related?
How much cAn tsh fluctuate with in the range with normal thyroid gland? Please answer with maximum value and minimum value before/after inflamation?
Inflammation thyroid: Inflammation? What is meant by this? A normal person's TSH can vary within the normal range. There can be assay variation in addition to biologic variation. A serious illness or chronic inflammation can cause "euthyroid sick syndrome" where TSH and T4 decrease, and then increase on recovery from the illness. During recovery, TSH can be above the normal range. ...Read more
Connections between inflammation due to kidney stones and swollen glands in neck/groin? I recently passed a kidney stone just b4 a CT. All are recent.
My apologies but I don't fully understand your comment.
Swollen glands in the neck should have no relationship to kidney.
Swollen glands in the groin along with the neck suggests the possibility of cancer.
I suspect that is not the case but would appreciate it if you could send me more detailed information. ...Read more
Diagnosis: Were you diagnosed by GP or Endocrinologist? If so, did the prescribe a course of effective treatment? If not, make an appointment now. If the homeopathic you are taking is not working, why do you continue to take it? ...Read more
I recently got treated for a strong UTI, and an inflammation on the glands. Still have same symptoms. No intercourse. What could be the cause?
Inflammation from your meibomian glands cause eyelid margin thickness. Is thickness from chronic inflammation permanent? Can damaged mg's regenerate?
Hello! I'm 20 yrs old Male from egypt n I've 1ml stone on Lt duct of parotid gland that causes inflammation n swelling repeatedly. What should I do?
Need to see ENT: You need to see ear nose and throat doctor they take care of this kind of the problem do not ignore it it can turn serious by causing infection so go and see a doctor good luck bilsalameh ...Read more
I started using Listerine natural mouth wash, which contains alcohol, menthol, and eucalyptus oil. Can this cause salivary gland inflammation/Swelling?
Listerine: Listerine is effective at reducing gingivitis however if one has a dry mouth the alcohol can make it drier. As with ant other product the can be sensitive to some ingredients. Typically Listerine does not cause inflammation but everyone is different. Don't use the Listerine for a few days and see how your mouth feels. If the inflammation persists then see a dentist for an evaluation ...Read more
Nodule...: Tumour, cyst, bleeding into any of the avove. ...Read more
No. These structures are too far apart in the body to affect eachother.
You might have to look to your cervical spine for the pinched nerve. A pinched nerve is also called radiculitis and causes radiating nerve root pain. People typically feel shooting or stabbing pain (can be constant or episodic) and follows a nerve root pattern. ...Read more
My dentist noticed today that my right thyroid gland looks larger than my left. Cause? Effect? How to fix?
Can opiates or a thyroid condition cause your thymus gland to be slightly large? And is a 0.8cm-1.7cm an alarmingly large thymus gland?
Not likely: Most likely two issues here but you do need to give more detail ...Read more
Yes, but often enlar: The autoimmune process in hashimoto's thyroiditis can cause shrinking, but often involves enlargement of the thyroid gland, especially in the early phase of the disorder. You should see an endocrinologist for any change in thyroid size. ...Read more
Depends: Hi. Goiter (abnormal size/shape of thyroid) can occur with hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, and euthyroidism. Broadly, goiter results from autoimmunity, benign tumors, or cancers. If you see an endocrinologist, this will be sorted out. You have Dr. Michael McDermott right there at CU School of Med, a great doc. Good luck! ...Read more
Can a low iodine diet cause extreme tiredness in a person who had undergone thyroid gland removal?
THYROID: Check thyroid and TSH blood levels and be sure you're getting enough medication, does your dr know you're tired? Dr & patient are a team. Patient's job is to keep dr informed and follow the best recommended path. Keep up your side of the team! ...Read more
Had swollen neck glands. What causes discomfort in base of neck. Is it still bit of swelling from glands or thyroid. Sometimes there is a horrible taste?
See MD: Swollen neck glands (? lymph nodes?) are possibly a sign of ominous disease. See your MD ASAP. ...Read more
What hormones from the hypothalamus, pituitary gland, and possibly thyroid cause calcitonin to be released?
Calcitonin: Calcitonin is not affected significantly by any of these. Calcitonin does not do much of anything in humans. When someone has a thyroidectomy, we don't give back calcitonin. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with one 7mm cyst on my right lobe of the thyroid gland and one of 9mm on the left lobe. Can this cause dizziness and choking?
Oily urine and high thyroid and puffed thyroid gland (I can see they shape and more when drinking). I suffer my speech, memory and bone pain. Cause? .
See your physician: Your doctor will evaluate and may do some blood tests to address your concerns. ...Read more
Is haveing a cyst. On.My parotid gland causes me to devolope a isoechoic solid nodule on my thyroid?
Would having thyroid nodules and an enlarged thyroid gland cause me extreme tiredness, I have not got an over or under active thyroid?
Look for another cau: If your thyroid is functioning normally (not under active) then the cause of your tiredness is not thyroid related. There are many other causes that only your doctor can define/address by examining you and testing your lab. Make sure that you are not anemic (check cbc) and your emotional health is normal and that you are sleeping well. Anyone of these can be cause for day time fatigue and need attent. ...Read more
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