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Frequent Styes Thyroid
I had stye in my eye which was painful and today I noticed swelling in my right neck beneath jaw & next to ear. The pain is increasing too. Connected?
Likely Connected: A sty represents an infection. The swelling you describe sounds like the lymph nodes in this area are responding to your infection. The job of a lymph node is to fight and prevent the spread of infection. You did not say if the swellings are on the same side as your sty; if they are then the swellings represent nodes. See an ophthalmologist ASAP as you need treatment. ...Read more
Can Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) cause headache. Its above eyes and forehead..A little on top of head. Hida scan function at 33%. Styes in both eyes. Neck glands swollen.
Seems im fighting a serious infection. Rock hard node behind ears. Little bumps on neck. Sty formation huge in 1 day. Headache. Nausea. Whats going on?
Yes you are: This is a nasty infection that is spreading. This needs immediate eval and treatment this is serious. ...Read more
Fatige/dry skin/cons: The following symptoms fatigue dry skin constipation unexplained weight gain depression slow heart rate thinning hair heavier than normal or irregular menstrual periods muscle weakness hoarseness puffy face constipation thinning hair increase sensitivity to cold impaired memory elevated blood cholesterol level muscle ache and joint pains syptoms get worse if not treated with thyroid hormone. ...Read more
Minimally: A stye is a layman's word for chalazion, which as an ophthalmologist, is very commonly seen and treated on a daily basis. An injection of local anesthesia is administered, which is minimally uncomfortable ( similar to what a dentist would use ). Once the numbing has taken place, there should be zero discomfort during the brief procedure. ...Read more