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Hashimotos Thyroiditis Enlarged Lymph Nodes
I have had thyroiditis for 3 weeks (untreated hashimotos too) for the first time with regional lymphadenopathy.. can this kill me?
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
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
Have a calcified left hilar lymph nodes in ct, no history of histoplasmosis etc. negative tb. Have hemopstasys and chest pains have hashimoto. Cancer?
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
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
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
What is hypothyroidism or hashimoto’s thyroiditis? Is it related RA as well ? And how can we avoid having it ?
Hypothyroidism: Needing replacement therapy later in the course of the disease. ...Read more
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