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Dr. Steve Martinez
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Thyroid Enlargement (Definition)

Thyroid enlargement refers to a thyroid gland that is larger than normal. The thyroid gland is located in the front of the neck, below the Adam's apple, and may become enlarged due to hyper or hypo-thyroidism. An enlarged thyroid is also ...Read more


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Thyroid removed 2yrs ago bc thy cancer. Now having a lot of neck pain. New U/S shows enlarged lymph node with loss of fatty hilum. Can cancer be back?

Thyroid cancer: 40 F notes: Thyroid removed 2yrs ago bc thy cancer. Now having a lot of neck pain. New U/S shows enlarged lymph node with loss of fatty hilum. Can cancer be back? ANS: yes it COULD be but only your Dr can tell you. Depends on type of cancer it was, what the path report said, your family hx of thyroid cancer and many other things. Ask your team. ...Read more

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I have neck pain with an enlarged lymph node what could it be?

Lymphadenopathy: Any of dozens of possibilities, including acute and chronic infections, tumors, granulomatous disorders and others. The way in which to find out which of these may be causing your signs and symptoms is to see a doctor and be examined. ...Read more

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Had MRI of neck, said "non enlarged bilateral reactive lymph nodes"...Should i b scared? Had r side neck pain for 5 weeks now, scared its cancer thx

Had MRI of neck, said "non enlarged bilateral reactive lymph nodes"...Should i b scared? Had r side neck pain for 5 weeks now, scared its cancer thx

Prob not: Need to follow up with your doctor who investigates your case and order mri. Frequent follow up with med provider is the best way to detect something early. ...Read more

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2 weeks ago I had chest ex-rays and they found a enlarged lymphnode now I went for a second ex-ray and they said its going down but im still having neck pain chest pain fatigue and problems breathing what could this be?

More info: I need more information to answer the question. I would suggest you get a chest cat scan. The scan will determine if you have a lung tumor, lymphoma, emphema, or scar tissue. Also , there could be a metastatic cancerous lesion. ...Read more

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I have severe forehead pain thru my nose, my nose feels like swollen like kinda enlarged or thickened..Have vertigo neck pain is this sinusitis?

I have severe forehead pain thru my nose, my nose feels like swollen like kinda enlarged or thickened..Have vertigo neck pain is this sinusitis?

Sounds like it: That would be what i would think. I would try a nasal decongestant and see if you symptoms don't resolve. Note, if you have high blood pressure, some of those products are not to be used. So, read warning labels. ...Read more

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Blood tests show an increase in gamma globulins and also an increase in IGg..enlarged lymph nodes neck.pain rt rib,headache,numbness feet,night sweat?

Blood tests show an increase in gamma globulins and also an increase in IGg..enlarged lymph nodes neck.pain rt rib,headache,numbness feet,night sweat?

Needs evaluation: It sounds like you perhaps you have already begun to seek evaluation for these symptoms given that you appear to have some results for a serum protein electrophoresis test. These symptoms and test results could be consistent with lymphoma or some other blood/blood cell related problem. Continue your evaluation. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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I am experiencing enlarged or tender lymph nodes, sore throat and neck pain. Its weird because its only my right tonsil and lymph node. ?

I am experiencing  enlarged or tender lymph nodes, sore throat and neck pain. Its weird because its only my right tonsil and lymph node. ?

Normal : That can be normal. It means one tonsil was affected so far. It could also be good particles trapped in the tonsil spaces. Gargle with warm salt water 2-3 times a day and it should improve. Look in the mirror and try to see the tonsil and condition of the tissues. If you yellow stuff or particles consider seeing a doctor if it persists ...Read more

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Does back and neck pain come from thyroids?

Does back and neck pain come from thyroids?

Many reasons: There are many reasons why one could have neck or back pain. To come from a thyroid condition would be likely an indirect cause. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I'm having neck pain..Could my thyroids be acting up?

I'm having neck pain..Could my thyroids be acting up?

Neck pain: Neck pain is usuaully structural and can be treated conservatively with ice and heat and otc meds. If pain persists see you dr. ...Read more

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Doctor just detected my child (12) and said has 2 balls in her thyroid. She feels a pulse on her neck and barely has neck pain. Should I worried?

Doctor just detected my child (12) and said  has 2 balls in her thyroid. She feels a pulse on her neck and barely has neck pain. Should I worried?

Needs evaluation: Worry is a wasted emotion. No, I do not recommend you to worry. However, your child has thyroid nodules which need to be evaluated. Your physician will most likely start with blood work, then an ultrasound. Results will guide you from there. Best of luck! ...Read more

Dr. Craig Morton
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Neck Pain (Definition)

Neck pain can be a symptom of many problems, infections, growths, cervical disk disease, fractures, vascular problems (some serious), heart issues, etc., etc. See your doctor for an exam and possible ...Read more


Dr. Scott Keith
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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