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Enlarged Thyroid With Nodules And Thickened Isthmus
Thyroid us: diffusely heterogeneous thyroid w/o well-defined dominant nodule, isthmus enlarged. Thyroid ab tests are neg, tg = 88.7 (<55). Diagnosis?
Enlarged thyroid with nodules, feels like I'm choking when lying down. Keeps getting bigger. What would shrink it?
See ENT/endocrine: Enlarging thyroid nodules may necessitate biopsy or surgical removal of part or all of the thyroid. In patients with hypothyroidism, levothyroxine may help reduce nodule size. Otolaryngologist (ENT) and some general surgeons perform thyroidectomy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How would someone go about shrinking a somewhat-enlarged thyroid (with several nodules) via diet, supplements, or similar?
I had an ultrasound yesterday of my thyroid it say borderline mildly enlarged thyroid is mildly heterogenous and lobulated without discrete nodule?
Scan says enlarged thyroid more to right with multipal isoechoic/spongy nodules largest 1.8x1.4cm with central cystic area an peripheral vascularity??
Thyroid: Thyroid are very common and can be found on exam of the neck, US or CT scan. Depending on the number of nodules, size of the nodules and any underlying thyroid disease would dictate what further work-up is needed. For larger nodules a needle biopsy with the possibility of surgical removal may be recommended. ...Read more
Dr said I have a small lymph node or nodule above my thyroid and an enlarged thyroid. Putting me on amoxicillin. I thought we always have lymph nodes?
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
27 yr. Old, female. No thyroid enlargement or any nodules upon palpation. What could this mean? Can someone have hyperthyroidism without any nodule?
Blood Results say hyperthyroid if no nodules & no palpable enlarged thyroid What's the cause? adenoids/other in the neck press on thyroid cause probs?
Hyperthyroidism: occurs in a certain percentage or people without known cause, although many causes are of immune origin. It tends to run in families and is most common in young women, but can occur in either sex at any age.. Nothing in your neck caused it. If the diagnosis is confirmed, make sure it's treated properly. ...Read more