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Doctor insights on: Rough Patch Of Skin On Neck By Thyroid Area

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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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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I woke up with pain in the left front side of my neck were the thyroid area Would be , should I be concerned?

I woke up with pain in the left front side of my neck were the thyroid area Would be , should I be concerned?

Check this out: It's hard to say what your problem may be without a more complete history, physical exam and possibly some tests. What you describe could be from causes ranging from something very benign such as muscle strain to something more serious such as thyroid diseases or even cancer. Please go to a clinic or Family Doctor's office for a complete exam to be on the safe side. ...Read more

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L have been diagonised as having a non-toxic thyroid, but i see a not so noticeable slight swell in front of my neck area, how can l stop this.

L have been diagonised as having a non-toxic thyroid, but i see a not so noticeable slight swell in front of my neck area, how can l stop this.

Swelling: The slight swell that you are noticing may not even be your thyroid. There are lots of structures in the neck. Ask your doctor to describe where your thyroid is, and try not to obsess about the slight swelling. ...Read more

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Pain in neck thyroid area after fna. Is this normal?

Pain in neck thyroid area after fna. Is this normal?

Mild pain: Is not uncommon, but generally goes away soon. A more severe pain, accompanied by redness and swelling, can indicate bleeding or infection and needs immediate attention. ...Read more

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Pain in neck and thyroid area after fna. What could this be?

Pain in neck and thyroid area after fna. What could this be?

Bruising: Even though the needle used is thin, it can cause bruising & some bleeding. If the doctor had any difficulty finding the suspicious nodule, then the discomfort afterwards may be more. ...Read more

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When ever i lie down it feels difficult to breath like the air is being blocked in my neck area. Thyroid problems do run in family?

When ever i lie down it feels difficult to breath like the air is being blocked in my neck area. Thyroid problems do run in family?

Breathing: This one you will need to see physician. There is a condition related to thyroid called substernal thyroid which if large enough can compromise breathing. ...Read more

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How concern should i be about lymph nodes in the thyroid (neck) area, speaking as an individual who is cancer free?

How concern should i be about lymph nodes in the thyroid (neck) area, speaking as an individual who is cancer free?

Lymphadenopathy: Your more likely your feeling lymph nodes in your distal anterior cervical chain, not your thyroid. Its very common with head and neck infections to have lymph node swelling in these chains. ...Read more