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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Inflammation Of The Thyroid (Definition)

Several common forms of thyroiditis. Subacute thyroidits is from a virus. Your thyroid is tender, transient hyperthyroidism, but then resolution. Hashimotos thyroiditis is usually without pain, eventually causes hypothyroidism, but can coexist with graves hyperthyroidism. Two other forms are post partum thyroiditis and "painless" thyroiditis; transient hyper followed by ...Read more


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Should i be concerned w/swollen lymph nodes at elbow and side of neck? Have hashimoto and extremely fatigued. + to epstein barr in past.

Should i be concerned w/swollen lymph nodes at elbow and side of neck?  Have hashimoto and extremely fatigued. + to epstein barr in past.

Maybe: I would definitely see a doctor to find out if they think these lymph nodes are increasing in size or could be infected. ...Read more

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Have a calcified left hilar lymph nodes in ct, no history of histoplasmosis etc. negative tb. Have hemopstasys and chest pains have hashimoto. Cancer?

Have a calcified left hilar lymph nodes in ct, no history of histoplasmosis etc. negative tb. Have hemopstasys and chest pains have hashimoto. Cancer?

Several possibilities: Hi. There are several possibilities including cancer, infections, and granulomas. What did the doctor who ordered the CT advise? Do you smoke??? One can always hope you haven't made that mistake with your life and health. Good luck! ...Read more

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Should surgery be doneof enlarged gland due to hashimoto thyroiditis?

Should surgery be doneof enlarged gland due to hashimoto thyroiditis?

Big thyroid: From your description, it appears that the underlying problem is Hashimotos, and you have already had ultrasound and biopsy of nodules. Therefore, no suspicion of cancer. You should be on adequate thyroxine to keep TSH normal. In time, your thyroid will probably shrink some. The only reason for surgery is if the gland is so big that it interferes with breathing/swallowing. ...Read more

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Natural cure for Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and enlarged thyroid (that chokes me when lying down, or eating?

Natural cure for Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and enlarged thyroid (that chokes me when lying down, or eating?

No "natural" cure: See an Endocrinologist! Usually taking thyroid hormone will start to "shrink" you gland by "resting" the stimulation from the pituitary (TSH) stimulation hormone. Also when Hashimoto's is present along with other "auto-immune" issues an anti-immune medication may help as well. Seek (an expert) and ye shall "Reap" get an solution! ...Read more

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Will a surgeon remove thyroid nodules 3.0cm heterogeneous solid ifwith diffussly enlarged thyroid if fna comes back ok. I have hashimoto thyroiditis?

Will a surgeon remove thyroid nodules 3.0cm heterogeneous solid ifwith diffussly enlarged thyroid if fna comes back ok. I have hashimoto thyroiditis?

If the FNA: Is definitively "negative" not just inconclusive, many endocrinologists would just observe and follow-up at a later date w/repeat lab, exam and ultrasound. There are other factors as well, and best discussed with your endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What is hypothyroidism or hashimoto’s thyroiditis? Is it related RA as well ? And how can we avoid having it ?

What is hypothyroidism or hashimoto’s thyroiditis? Is it related RA as well ? And how can we avoid having it ?

See details: You cannot avoid it. It is an autoimmune condition of the thyroid gland that usually causes an underactivity of the gland (hypothyroidism). It is often associated with other autoimmune diseases such as ra. ...Read more

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How do I get an accurate diagnosis of hashimoto's thyroiditis?

How do I get an accurate diagnosis of hashimoto's thyroiditis?

Lab work: After a history and physical examination, lab work usually confirms the diagnosis. This is a common autoimmune thyroid disorder, and, when treated, has an excellent prognosis. ...Read more

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Please explain which diseases can be in result of hashimoto's thyroiditis?

Please explain which diseases can be in result of hashimoto's thyroiditis?

Hypothyroidism: Needing replacement therapy later in the course of the disease. ...Read more

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Enlarged Lymph Nodes (Definition)

Enlarged lymph nodes are a clinical finding in which the lymph nodes, which are parts of the immune system, are bigger than in a normal, healthy person. This can be caused by infections, cancers, ...Read more