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Hypothyroidism Vocal Cord Polyps
The vocal cord is a short (about 1cm long) band of tissue in the larynx (aka "voice box"). It is paired, so everyone has 2, and they are located just below the "adam's apple." when you breathe, they are separated from each other. When you speak, they come together while your lungs push air (like a bellows or bagpipe) past them, and they vibrate, like a reed ...Read more
Polyps: See an ear, nose and throat doctor to actually look at your vocal cords, it is very difficult to diagnose this with an xray. You can get benign polyps, warty growths and nodules for a variety of reasons. Please go to have it diagnosed completely, they can do any biopsies needed also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm having polyp removal from my vocal cord. What am i able to eat post surg and how long the period doctors?
Food: Clear liquids day of surgery or soft food, then no restrictions in most cases. ...Read more
Does ostio arthritis, diverticulitis , connective tissue disease, hypothyroidism , early menopause, uterus polyp, asthma collectively mean anything ?
Yes different diseas: Different diseases can co-exist, I am not aware of a syndrome encompassing all those, a rheumatologist and an allergist/immunologist can definitely help, goodluck, . ...Read more
I was vomiting for several hours with the flu a few days later i developed tonsils plus the ENT found a polyp on my vocal cords what can I expect?
I want to do neck plastic surgery and have stable hypothyroid condition. Any suggestion how to proceed. Tnx?
I have hypothyroid, my neck swelled up and now its gone (burst? Felt like fluid running down neck) so weak now, what should I do?
See your doctor: No way to definitively help without feeling or looking at the neck. At the very least, you need blood test to see what your thyroid level is. A thyroid cyst can be reabsorbed by the body slowly. It does not "burst". ...Read more
I have hypothyroidism and have been experiencing some tingling sensation in my neck. Is this normal or related to the hypothyroidism?
I was diagnosed with addisons. But my neck swells and hurts and glands swell also. Does this go along with this? I do have hypothyroid .
Possible.: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/124183-overview "polyglandular autoimmune (pga) syndromes (otherwise known as polyglandular failure syndromes) are constellations of multiple endocrine gland insufficiencies. Other descriptive terminologies, such as autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome (aps), also are used in the literature." need to be followed closely by your doctor. ...Read more
What is irregular to palpation (i am hypothyroid and they said that, yet no obvious nodules. Armour has shrunk my "neck" area, but this is confusing.
Irregular to palp.: while no nodules are present, the palpating individual may have felt a difference in texture or size. ...Read more
Swollen thyroid- been on meds 6 months now my neck looks swollen. Hypothyroidism. Should i go back to doctors ?
Can someone who is hypothyroidism also have Cushing syndrome? Since I have fatty deposits in the face, midsection, and fat back of the neck?
Cushing: Yes. If Cushing syndrome is caused by excess ACTH secretion from the pituitary gland, the pituitary tumor can compress TSH secreting cells nearby, causing hypothyroidism. Generally a pituitary MRI is done, and a dexamethasone suppression test to differentiate between various causes of Cushing's symptoms. See an endocrine specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had an MRI done due to a car accident and I have a slight bulging disc in my neck area. I have been experiencing symptoms of hypothyroidism. al?
Unclear question.: If your question is whether the bulging disk in the neck is related to thyroid disease, the answer is ("an almost") NO. It is VERY UNLIKELY. Thyroid disease can cause neurologic symptoms, but not the other way around. If you've not had neurologic symptoms prior or after the car accident, the bulging disk may be incidental (a "red herring"). 50% of humans have bulging disks with no neurologic probl ...Read more
I have hypothyroid & anxiety. My neck often feels tight, like i need to stretch it out or cough. Ultrasound 2x and no nodules. Could be stress?
Different people : Take out their anxiety on different parts of the body. Common figures of speech reflect this tendency, i.e., "it's a pains in the neck, " "i need this like a hole in the head." you may take things out on your neck. In therapy it is a good idea to learn to relax and pay special attention to the part of the body that you tend to focus anxiety on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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