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Enlarged Thyroid Normal Labs
Neck u/s done 4 globus sensation showed borderline enlarged thyroid, suggests underlying thyroiditis. Is it cause of globus? Is serious? Labs normal
Test results: An important part of tests (ultra-sound, etc) is understandable feedback and recommendations - incl "Don't worry". Ask about anything you'd worry about otherwise. Normal labs are good and suggest it's not serious but thyroiditis might call for check-ups from time to time. Ask. Best! ...Read more
This is lab results for tsh would this indicatate hyper thyroidism 31 male gad and many symptoms like aches, itch, ect.? (TSH 0.701 uIU/mL)
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Probably: Unless the goiter (enlarged thyroid) is very large, it should cause few if any problems. However, something is causing the goiter. In the US, it is usually because the immune system is inappropriately making antibodies that attack a person's own proteins in the thyroid (auto-, or self-directed, immunity). This may cause abnormal thyroid levels in the future, and needs to be checked regularly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, its possible: As a matter of fact, most goiter presentations here in the US occur in the absence of thyroid symptoms! The enlargement usually is due to multi-nodular goiter (MNG), early stages of Hashimoto's or Graves' disease (the latter is the most likely to present with symptoms). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: What do you mean by "thyroid symptoms? " if your thyroid functions are normal there could be something else causing those symptoms. ...Read more
No: It's common but not normal. See your doc for labwork, exam and possibly a thyroid ultrasound. Good luck. ...Read more
Incomplete info: How enlarged is thyroid? Any family history of goiter? Are you from an area where the soil is deficient in iodine? What were the actual results of blood tests? All lab results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ...Read more
It depends: If your TSH is normal then you might want to see endocrinologist. Ultrasound and thyroid scan are next step to go. ...Read more
Doctor says I have enlarged thyroid. Blood work came out normal. Waiting on u/s results. What are the green areas in thyroid u/s?
Vessels: Ultrasound is one of the best test to evaluate thyroid gland; size, echo texture, solid or cystic lesions. Color doppler was used in your case to identify the vessel next to the thyroid gland. Red color indicates that the blood flow goes towards the probe. Blue/green color indicates that the flow goes away from the probe. Nothing for you to worry about. ...Read more
Goiter: There are several possibilities to the etiology of your enlarged thyroid gland. An Ultrasound, possibly a biopsy, labs that include autoimmune levels will help your doctor figure this out. Be well. ...Read more
I have symptoms of an underactive thyroid and an enlarged thyroid but the ultrasound came back normal. What does that mean?
Thyroid levels?: An enlarged thyroid on exam is subjective. The us is better at asessing thyroid size and volume and to rule out other problems which sometimes can be seen on thyroid glands. If your thyroid hormone levels are normal, most likely your symptoms are not related to a thyroid problem. The normal us is reassuring. ...Read more
I have a normal TSH and heterogeneous echotexture. Enlarged thyroid gland which I was told not to worry nothings wrong with my thyroid. Any advice?
I have been diagnosed with a enlarged thyroid and waiting on my results too come back. The side of my tongue way in the back on the side where I have my thyroid is tender. Is this normal? I went too dentist last week and I have one cavity also been tak
Can someone have an enlarged thyroid (not from nodules), but completely normal tsh, free T4 and T3 (liothyronine) studies?
Yes: The size of the thyroid does not relate to the function. People can have large thyroids with low, normal, or high thyroid levels. Most people with goiters (enlarged thyroid) have normal thyroid function. ...Read more
Terrible night sweats since 2009. Enlarged thyroid but ultrasound&blood test were normal. I'm 24/female. Always hot. Mother had thyroid cancer.?
Enlarged thyroid: Please ask your doctor to consider a thyroid biopsy. ...Read more
Not well, enlarged thyroid, two benign nodules that are autonomous, TSH low, T4 low end of normal, thyroglobulin antibodies present - thoughts?
Suggests autoimmune: Your symptoms and lab values suggest an autoimmune inflammatory problem. You need expert evaluation and should see a qualified doctor as soon as possible. Doctors that specialize in thyroid disorders are endocrinologists. However, many medicine doctors from family medicine and internal medicine are very adept at helping with thyroid disease. ...Read more
I have slightly painful enlarged thyroid gland, but my TSH, T3, T4, freeT3 and freeT4 are normal! I had abortion 5 months ago and I have SLE. Any causes?
Thyroid: May be mild thyroiditis such as autoimmune. You could have blood tests done to check that and perhaps an ultrasound ...Read more
What does it mean to have high tpo antibodies but Normal tsh t4 t3 (liothyronine) function? Enlarged thyroid-US heterogenous thyroid parenchyma with hypervascularity
Thyroiditis: You likely have thyroiditis (autoimmune)in its early stage and you need to consult your doctor for Rx and monitor. ...Read more
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