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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Having the front and right side of thyroid removed due to lumps, I have pain shooting up the side of neck into ear, it's a sharp pain is it the lumps?

Having the front and right side of thyroid removed due to lumps, I have pain shooting up the side of neck into ear, it's a sharp pain is it the lumps?

Thyroid lumps: Usually lumps in the thyroid do not cause pain, but they can be associated with pain, if the thyroid gland is inflamed. It is common for an inflamed thyroid gland to be associated with ear pain. If you are having the lumps removed, hopefully, the biopsy will tell you if the gland is inflamed. ...Read more

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I have a growth or lump on right side just above Adams apple. I thought it was an ingrown hair, but it hasn't gone away. no pain. Thyroid nodules ?

I have a growth or lump on right side just above Adams apple. I thought it was an ingrown hair, but it hasn't gone away. no pain. Thyroid nodules
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Have it evaluated: Is the mass firm, or soft? Mobile or fixed? It could be any number of things, however, if it is new and is concerning, you should probably have it evaluated by your primary care physician first. It could be just a simple cyst, in which case an office based excision will take care of the problem. ...Read more

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I have painful lump on my left side of my neck! is this my thyroid?

I have painful lump on my left side of my neck! is this my thyroid?

Possible: The thyroid is in the front of the neck. You need to see your doctor to see what this "lump" is. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I have developed a lump on the back r side of my head. I tend to scratch it terribly and wake with scabs! is this an enlarged thyroid?

I have developed a lump on the back r side of my head. I tend to scratch it terribly and wake with scabs! is this an enlarged thyroid?

Thyroid front neck: You should have your doctor take a look at what you have on your head. Your thyroid gland is located in the bottom third of your neck, right in between the two muscles that stick out when you turn your head from side-to-side (sternocleidomastoid muslces) and 2-3 inches above the top of your breast bone. ...Read more

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I had my thyroid gland removed back 15 years ago I have now noticed a lump on my right side of my neck do you think this is something to worry about i?

I had my thyroid gland removed back 15 years ago I have now noticed a lump on my right side of my neck do you think this is something to worry about i?

Neck lump: Hello and welcome to HealthTap, it depends if you had partial or total thyroid resection and the reason why it was removed. Either way I would suggest to be seen by a PCP and getting a neck ultrasound along with TSH level. I hope it helps! Thank you. ...Read more