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Radiation For Birthmark On Neck And Thyroid Goiter
Had ultrasound on neck, diagnosis as goiter. Thyroid tests came back normal. This was year ago. Should i follow up with the goiter situation?
Yes you need to: Goiter needs follow up at least once a year to see if it is changing in size. Since it can grow or change into cancer, most thyroid specialistsd(endocrinologists) would advise removal with thyroid surgery. So go see one and find out your options to solve this problelm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Irradiation is the process by which an object is exposed to radiation. The exposure can originate from various sources, including natural sources. Most frequently the term refers to ionizing radiation, and to a level of radiation that will serve a specific purpose, rather than radiation exposure to normal ...Read more
I fell down the stairs and i hit my neck, where my thyroid goiter is and it hurts despite taking paracetamol, what should I do?
Throat pain: While i seriously doubt that this would affect your thyroid levels you do need to be evaluated if the pain continues. Questions that i would ask would include does the pain stay in your neck or doesn't radiate into your shoulders or into your arms. Also are you having difficulty swallowing. If the answer to any of these questions is yes you should seek help immediately. ...Read more
I'm starting to have rashes on my neck, where my thyroid goiter is, it's very painful and itchy, what cream can I use?
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
US found 5mm nodule on left thyroid. Doctor says swelling face/neck not cause. No biopsy , too small. Why? Nontoxic multinodulor goiter as of 11/2014
Swelling in front of neck present with normal thyroid us and lab results. Goiter? Lymph nodes? Neuro symptoms are present. Who to see? What to ask?
Swollen neck: It sounds like you're in the middle of a medical assessment of this. The normal thyroid ultrasound pretty much excludes a goiter, and typically this exam would also see, and describe, lymph nodes or other abnormal structures substantial enough cause noticeable swelling. What kind of "neuro symptoms"? I would talk with the Dr. who ordered US. See if there are any clues in that report. Neurologist? ...Read more
Can wisdom tooth cause shoulder and neck pain, thyroid enlargement if not removed? Jaw hurts, teeth around wisdom tooth hurt, little appetite
Can xenaderm be used to the tumor area while receiving radiation therapy to the neck for thyroid ca. The skin is still intact.?
I am post thyroid cancer 1998 & 2000 with radiation in 2000. I now have 6 hypoechoic nodes anywhere from 6mm to 3.4cm in my neck. Should i be alarmed?
This is light of extremely short wavelengths typically produced either among the stars / in cosmic rays or by radioactive element decay. Gamma rays form the background of normal radiation in which we all live; it is substantially greater than the exposure we get from imaging scans or should get from ...Read more
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