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Difficulty Breathing With Thyroid Problems
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
How do doctors know that it's the thyroid enlargement causing difficulty breathing verses something else?
Thyroid feels enlarged, there is a ball on the upper back of my neck near the skull (feels like a painless ball) and I have difficulty breathing.
Go to the Er : Sounds like you have a variety of issues. Have a the clinicians examine yourself at the emergency room. Have a look at your thyroid airway as well as her neck. ...Read more
Thyroid feels big, hard lump on back of neck, difficulty breathing, red/purple stretch marks on thighs, and occasional headaches. What could this be?
? Medication effect: First i need to know more details about the medications that you are currently taking since some of the medications (like steroids) may give occasional headaches, lump on back of the neck and stretch marks in addition to some other symptoms and signs like weight gain, elevated blood sugar, hypertension... ...Read more
Having difficulty breathing. Fast heart rate, tired, thyroid is aching. What can they do if i go to the er?
Swollen thyroid difficulty breathing very tired dizziness fever hands are very shaky.. Should I wait until after the weekend and call my doc or go to er? Im so confused
Thyroid storm/crisis: Swollen and tender thyroid along with fever/dizziness etc...Is concerning for an acute thyrotoxicosis (thyroid storm)--an infection/inflammation in your thyroid causing a huge release of the hormone resulting your symptoms. Since you are having a hard time breathing, i would not wait because of a long weekend. Call your doc to find your options. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a thyroid problem cause tenderness in legs, shortness of breath, rapid breathing, rapid and slow heart rate?
Yes to all: Depending on the type of disease, the thyroid controls the metabolism and can cause muscle aches and hypo or hyper can increase or slow down heart beats or irregular heart beats and can affect respiratory pattern in many ways such as drive and hypo can cause hypoventilation. ...Read more
When ever i lie down it feels difficult to breath like the air is being blocked in my neck area. Thyroid problems do run in family?
Breathing: This one you will need to see physician. There is a condition related to thyroid called substernal thyroid which if large enough can compromise breathing. ...Read more
Can thyroid problems cause chest tightness and shortness of breath? I've had CBC tests done all normal ekgs echocardiogram so i dunno what this is :(
My upper left rib-cage sticks out, I never thought it was a problem until I started feeling a sharp pain there and now have difficulty breathing help?
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