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Protruding Thyroid Cartilage
Cartilage is a specialized type of tissue found in joints and areas that two bones come together. It is made up of specialized cells that live in the midst of proteins and sugars that absorb and release water similar to a sponge. Healthy cartilage helps decrease friction in joints, absorbs shock and protects the ends of the bone. Degradation of ...Read more
At what age would you expect the thyroid cartilage to fully ossify? Is it abnormal for this to have occurred by the age 44?
Thyroid cartilage: It does not usually ossify. It should not cause you any problem if your basic blood tests are normal. On another note, there are many treatments for depression, you should consider taking something for your hopelessness, as i feel you should not be hopeless ever. Dr m. ...Read more
Why is it when i turn my head that i feel like something moves on my right side. It dosnet hurt its just wierd coukd it beb something serious or just my thyroid cartilage?
Hard to tell: without examining you in person. The fact that you have discomfort while moving implies a musculoskeletal etiology. ...Read more
Why does my cartilage around my thyroid move when i move my head or im laying down and move my head quickly ? Is that normal? Or is it broken or something
Sounds normal to me but any time you are concerned by this it would be wise to see your doctor.
If something wrong is indeed found your doctor will take care of you.
If there is nothing wrong you will be pleased. ...Read more
Is it possible to heal the thyroid so that it functions properly again after being damaged in a strangling? Regrow cartilage? I was strangled a couple of years ago and found out last week that my thyroid was damaged. The cartilage in my neck where his han
The thyroid gland should still work fine after this trauma. You can get blood tests to check it out. If your levels are off, low, you will need thyroid hormone supplement, a pill. I doubt that the strangling itself would cause hypothyroidism. You may have hashimoto thyroiditis which is not related to your trauma. Perhaps thyroid conditions run in your family.
When taking a supplement use levothyroxine. See the link below regarding thyroid. ...Read more
Ultrasound required: may want to get have your primary care provider request an ultrasound of your thyroid. ...Read more
If my cartilage around my thyroid is bigger on the left then right or if my thyroid is bigger on one side what does that mean?plz tell me the possible
MASS: It mean you might have a mass or a lump some where go and see a doctor to make sure everything is ok ...Read more
My 5 year old son has hard lump that seems like it is situated over the thyroid cartilage . What could it be. I have already made an appointment.
Sounds like: Either thyroglossal duct cyst or a submental lymph node. You are right to have a doctor look at it. ...Read more
Clicking when swallowing. Could my hyoid bone be hitting my Thyroid Cartilage? Hyoid bone is very loose too. Causes pain.
This sounds : more like undiagnosed TMJ problem. Need to see a ENT specialist to really know for sure or oral surgeon. ...Read more
What conditions could cause calcification/ossification of the thyroid, cricoid and tracheal cartilages in a 44 year old male (no glands involved).
Diagonsis:thyroid gland, total thyroidectomy , small adenomatous nodule in the left labe with evidence of cystic change. Ectopic cartilage and mucus ?
Hmm.: Is there a question that you would like to ask? I really don't see one here. ...Read more
Left thyro. shrinks 7mm n 10 mnths on same side of abnormal growing cysts in thyroid cartilage, but hashimotos antibodies negative, could it b graves?
It could be Grave's but you won't be able to know that till you see your Endocrinologist. If you have not yet seen an Endocrinologist please set up an appointment.
Hope all goes well - suspect it will be OK. ...Read more
My thyrohyoid membrane (between hyoid bone and thyroid cartilage) hurts a lot when it is touched, like a sore pain. Could this be serious?
Pain: Any medical problem can result in pain. If you have not done so yet please see your doctor. If she/he has evaluated you and found no issue ask for a referral to a head and neck doctor. They too might not find something but you need to try. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my thyrohyoid membrane (between hyoid bone and thyroid cartilage) hurts a lot when it is touched, like a sore pain. is this normal?
There are things that can occur there like thyroglossal duct cysts, dermoid cysts, lymph nodes,
and other things to name a few. Maybe you can't feel something small that is developing but basically you should see an ENT for a thorough check. ...Read more
Will 3t MRI be more effective in finding cartilage inflammation in chest and neck, or am i fine with 1.5 t? Any considerable differences? Any safety concerns between 1.5 t and 3t?
Small, hard bump on back of neck. Not visible. Size of a tiny pinky nail. No symptoms. It's on the right side on cartilage part. Help! i'm worried?
Nodule on the neck: The most common small nodular lesion is a cyst. If the lesion is stable in size, mobile and non-tender it is probably ok. If it does not resolve in a few weeks or if it changes you should see your doctor.S. ...Read more
3.5 wks after nose surgery I had a small accident where my nose was bumped. Now I see cartilage sticking out in one nostril. Will this fix itself?
Nasal Deformity: Greetings. Your new trauma is certainly reason to follow up with your surgeon. While some injuries may seem minor, it may have been enough force to displace the bony/ cartilage anatomy. Only your surgeon can predict whether the changes will heal with or without further treatments. ...Read more
My 3 yo has a bony little lump under cartilage in neck. It's not movable. Is there a bone there? It feels hard like a bone. I worry about lymphoma.
5 mo old baby has 2 different ears, one is flat against his head, other is slightly bigger and sticks out, Is it likely the sticking out ear will become less prominent or harden closer to the head? Cartilage still very soft, any treatment options?
Depends: This is not unusual and the treatment if any depends on the degree of difference.Kids most often come out this way do to the way they are positioned in the womb, or gradually develop it due to sleep position. In the US, plastic surgeons may treat with a variety of inserts positioned within and around the ear or ears. You might check with your doc first to see if won't improve on its own. ...Read more
Hard cartilage like lumpin lower sacrum about 2cm in size, 7 groin lymph nodes, 2 neck with 1in collarbone since Dec, doctor won't send me for tests?
Lumps/enlarged nodes: An xray might help with the lump you feel on your sacrum. Groin nodes are always the largest ones we feel because that area just isn't clean & the nodes are constantly handling a lot of bacterial invaders. Neck nodes are also usually easy to feel, so don't panic. Your nodes may be normal, especially if they move easily. Worrisome symptoms include night sweats, fevers, unexplained weight loss. ...Read more
Hard cartilage like lumpin lower sacrum, 7 groin lymph nodes, 2 neck with 1 in collarbone since Dec, doctor won't send me for tests? About 2cm in size
Get another opinion: Any node 2 cm in size demands a work-up. Find another doctor. ...Read more
Nose cartilage thinning, facial musc wasting- right side worse, right jaw shorter. head tilt down/right,right neck muscle smllr, tongue deviates right?
Head problems: And your question is? Is you looking for information regarding yourself or someone else? ...Read more
Are lymph nodes present on ear cartilage? I have a small lump behind my ear cartilage. Not on the neck or the head part but on the ear.It is tender.
Cyst?: Could be a cyst or keloid, or something else. I recommend seeing your doctor. There are no lymph nodes on the ear. ...Read more
My Son is experiencing enlarged or tender lymph nodes for 4 weeks. He has a large lymph node swollen behind his ear and smaller ones throughout left side of neck. He was diagnosed over 4 weeks ago with Cellulitis of the cartilage on his ear.
Normal: Neck veins distend when we lie with our head lower than our heart or when we strain. With straining, the pressure within the chest increases and the blood flow through the neck veins decrease resulting in them enlarging.When straining is stopped, the pressure in the chest decreases and flow continues through the neck veins so they become less engorged. ...Read more
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