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Can Thyroid Disease Cause Lymph Nodes To Swell
Can Thyroid Disease cause very small (under 1cm) shotty, movable, lymph nodes in neck & armpits? Is it normal to feel these, especially if skinny?
No: thyroid disease does not cause lymphadenopathy. if concerned see your doc for blood work and an exam ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Is it possible to have enlarged lymph nodes with hoshimotos hyper thyroidism ? And why they need a biopsy ?
Thyroid.: The simple answer is no! if your lymph nodes swell your doctor will tell you what needs to be done. ...Read more
Will chemotherapy help at all with 8.7cm thyroid cancer with mestatic neck disease and spread to nearby lymph nodes ?
Thyroid treatment: First line against thyroid cancer is surgery. You need to get all detectable disease out of the neck (the primary tumor and nodal metastases). Radioactive iodine is used to eradicate remaining thyroid and thyroid cancer cells. This can also help with distant mets in lungs/bone/etc. This can be repeated. External beam radiation ; chemo are reserved for cancer that has become dangerous. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thyroid cancer: Yes if it had metatisized. (spread).Get a more detailed answer ›
Various: Most common causes of thyroid diseases are autoimmune, the immune system, recognizes the thyroid as foreign to the body, in the process, the thyroid can be damaged or stimulated. Other causes are iodine deficiency, problems with development of the thyroid or with parts of the thyroid cell important ti make thyroid hormones. Some medications or infections can also cause thyroid problems. ...Read more
Weight gain Thyroid: Hypothyroidism would cause a person to gain weight. This is because thyroid hormone is responsible for metabolism. Therefore, low thyroid will cause a low metabolism and hence weight gain. Hyperthyroidism increases metabolism which results in weight loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I have thyroid disease? 2 of my sisters were tested one has it. I have had the area swell up my weight is normal. Should i be tested?
You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more
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