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Distended Left Jugular Vein Hypothyroidism
I have all symptoms of hypothyroidism, but blood tests are normal. plus a swollen thyroid left side. What can cause this? Hair is really falling out.
Other possibilities.: The Thyroid is not the only endocrine gland that affects metabolism, mood, menstrual cycles and hair follicle activity in women your age. It's quite possible that you are experiencing peri-menopause, or that you have Vitamin D deficiency. Has the enlargement of the thyroid gland been confirmed/examined with ultrasound? If not it should be. Your other hormones and a D level should be checked also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more
Could a distended jugular vein be possible right sided heart failure? Either primary or secondary to left sided heart failure.
Jugular vein: Yes it is a classical sign but tricky to assess. So your Dr needs to have you at about 45 degrees and observe it carefully as you breath and then check it as he lowers the angle of your lying. ...Read more
What can cause an enlarged right internal jugular vein compared to left with moderate pulsatility? Echo was normal. The vein is patent.
Vascular surgeon: This type of question is best answered by a vascular surgeon who would order further tests if deemed advisable.. This may be a normal variant though. ...Read more
Is it possible that my left jugular vein may have bruised when i went on waterslide (Twirling Type) there is mild pain felt.
More likely a muscle: If you have pain when touching the area, it is more likley to by a mild injury to your sternocleidomastoid muscle. Try doing some mild neck stretching and if the pain persists or worsens within the next 10-14 days, you may want to go see your Primary Care doctor. Hope this helps. -Dr. Smith ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a thin person and been noticing a vein sticking out on left side of neck.How can you tell if it is internal or external jugular vein?
External: It's most likely the external jugular vein as the internal is fairly deep and below the muscle. ...Read more
Advised that I have a chain of deep swollen lymphnodes on right sided jugular vein? None on left side. What could cause this? Fna booked for 2 weeks
My sons right jugular vein pops out all of the time. It's more prominent than the left one. Is that normal?
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