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Lumps On Thyroid In Children
Can a thyroid lump present on the side of your neck? One appeared and family history of benign tumors on thyroid
In Mets: The thyroid gland is a midline neck structure sitting on the larynx or Adams Apple. When on swallows the thyroid gland moves up so that any pathology noted is known to become elevated higher in the midline neck. If the mass you are palpating in the side of the neck region does not move as noted, think of metastatic nodal pathology which must be evaluated. Neck scan and bx necessary. ...Read more
Soft nodule on back of neck, if touched, I experience vertigo. Lump is directly behind thyroid nodule on front of neck. Are they connected issues?
Are lymph nodes in back of head more palpable in toddlers than big kids? My 2 yo has about 3 on each side. 2 are small, 1 pea size or bigger, normal?
Can be normal: Small, mobile, pea or peanut sized.Get a more detailed answer ›
Naturally underweight and can feel most of my lymph nodes in neck, armpit and groin since years? Are they in their normal state?
My daughter was diagnosedwith calcium deposits on her thyroid gland. what are the chances they are cancer?
My biopsy in the largest nodule 3.3cm of my thyroid came out to be benign, how reliable is that? So, the many other nodules are not cancer?
Recently found 2 balls in my child's (12) thyroid. On google it say's child nodules are most likely cancer. She's also having hbp. Should i be worried?
Needs evaluation: Thyroid nodules are not normal for children and need assessment. Cancer is one possibility, but they could also be benign adenomas or related to overactive thyroid, which could also contribute to hbp. Please get further evaluation. If indeed this is cancer, it igenerally has a good outcome if treated early. ...Read more
Thyroidperoxidase 1250, all other thyroid test normal, cysts on thyroid 1.3 cm, swollen lymphnodes on 1 side under jaw and back of neck but not sick?
hashimoto's : You should follow up with your doctor. You likely have a condition which is called- hashimoto's thyroiditis- which is a chronic inflammation-caused by an autoimmune condition- which is presented with significant level of thyroid peroxidase antibody and /or thyroglobulin antibody. See your doctor and have further detail discussion with your md. ...Read more
My 16 year old has lumps in various places on his body. They are under the skin and feel like soft marbles. Is there a chance these are cancer?
Lumps Under the Skin: It is very unlikely that these are cancer. They could be one of a myriad of conditions, ranging from innocent "hives, " to a variety of infectious and non-infectious dermatologic conditions. Some hereditary systemic conditions can present this way as well. Naturally, you will want to bring your son to consult with a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lump in the middle of both of my breasts. girls say its normal, that they are my "milk glands". ?
33 f went to dr Bc of extreme itchiness. Found nodules on my thyroid . Ent tommorrow . Otherwise healthy. Are nodules always cancer?
I've noticed that my 2 yo has a lumpy back of head. Lump seem to be symmetrical/hard.Flat spots in certain areas and lumps in others. Is this normal?
I'd have to examine: Kids do have some lumpy areas on the skull.Some are a prominence of the normal occipital ridge, some are lymph glands that are prominent because they are not buried in muscle of other tissue like they are in the rest of the body. I'd have to examine it to be sure but most "lumps" are benign if they are not tender. ...Read more
Doctor found 2 thyroid nodules in my child's neck(12). She is having muscle twitching EVERYWHERE and stomach cramps. Any connection with the thyroid?
When there is cancer in the head and neck. Lumps are a symptom. Now do they mean the cancerous lump in lymph nobes? Or lumps grow anywhere In the neck
Swollen lymphnode in neck over 10 months, some in groin, and recently just found one in armpit. All movable & under 1.5 cm. Been to doctor. Cancer?
Hard to say/depends,: This depends on what you may have been doing, what your family history is, and the nodes themselves. You're young, so cancer is unlikely, but if you smoke , chew tobacco, drink, or do things like drugs, etc., you could be at risk for some cancers and infections. Your family history could put you at risk for cancer also. Finally if the nodes are painful or not it could mean cancer or infection. ...Read more
Got results for PET scan on lung nodules. Nodules are "undetermined" cuz of size but parotid glands on both side of neck showed "hot". Any relation?
8 year old with mild spina bifida. We just found she has 2 cysts on the sacral region of her spine. Can cysts be malignant? We are worried
I have thyroid benign cyst on front of my throat for last 4.5 years. It grew to size of a small ball where adam's apple is,remains unchanged in size?
Thyroglossal duct ?: If you have a cyst in the front of your neck, in the midline, it may be a thyroglossal duct cyst. This is something you were born with, but developed increased fluid so that it became visible. It may require removal if it continues to enlarge or becomes infected. ...Read more
2 pea size soft lump on my right side of my neck
No others lumps in my body
Can they be cancer?
I'm afraid of them
Lymph nodes: All teens have a few. They are your friends. Malignant nodes are clearly abnormal. Glad you are a good observer of your body. Best wishes. ...Read more
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