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How To Dissolve A Lump On Thyroid
What kind of thyroid issue can make it difficult to wear shirts and clay masks? No visible sign of lump on the outside.
Needs testing: Lumps in the thyroid can be either benign or cancerous. It is impossible to know by palpation. It needs further testing to evaluate. Please see your doctor for proper evaluation. ...Read more
Possible: The thyroid is in the front of the neck. You need to see your doctor to see what this "lump" is. ...Read more
Dr has found 8mm lump in thyroid. Changes in voices and pain swollowing sometimes. Won't do anything til it gets to march &1cm. Should I be concerned?
No, but: Evaluation of a thyroid nodule today largely depends on clinical, lab and ultrasound characteristics, not size. What was seen on the US is what is important and too many don't give details. This should be evaluated by someone who is experienced in treating thyroid nodules. That said, thyroid nodules are common and the vast majority not concerning and prove to be benign & rarely effect voice. ...Read more
How do you: Know it's "on" your thyroid? Most neck lumps have nothing to do with your thyroid. Have the lump evaluated by your physician if you're concerned. ...Read more
My coworkers said they think I have a lump/swollen thyroid. It does seem to be inflamed on my left side, although it's not a lump. I'm worried. ?
Worried: Please set up an appointment with your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
I have a painful lump on the right side of my neck. I have high thyroid levels and wondering what it is because i'm nervous?
Subacute thyroiditis: If the painful lump is in your thyroid, and your thyroid levels are high, you may have subacute thyroiditis. This is an inflammation of the thyroid, typically caused by a virus. It can last for months, so you should seek medical attention, as you will likely require treatment. ...Read more
It is usually benign: No. The risk for a thyroid nodule to be canerous actually is only 5-6%- majority is benign. If you have a nodule on the thyroid, you should follow up with your doctor and serial ultrasound for thyroid nodule perhaps is necessary to be done, and biopsy can be done if thyroid nodule looks suspicious. Discuss with your doctor in detail. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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