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Swollen Balls Of The Feet And Thyroid Gland
Goiter: An enlarged thyroid gland is called a goiter. Symptoms can be related to overactive thyroid function or underactive. Overactive symptoms include shakiness, palpitations, diarrhea, sweats, nervousness. Underactive symptoms include fatigue, weight gain, constipation, coarse hair and skin. If your gland is enlarged you should see your doctor. ...Read more
It is an endocrine gland which produces thyroxin hormone which controls the metabolism in every cell in the body.It produces 80 to 90%t4 and 10 to 20 %t3. These control rate of metabolism and affect the growth and rate of functions of many cells in the body it is ...Read more
No: We see people with thyroid problems who don't have enlargement. Some are even born without their thyroid gland. ...Read more
No: No, thyroid dyfunction can occur with an enlarged thyroid but can also be seen in persons whose thyroid has not changed size and appears to be of a normal volume. If you suspect thyroid disease, then see your pcp and/or an endocrinologist. ...Read more
Could be OK: Depends on how swollen and the cause. It could be from thyroiditis. It could be upper limits of normal. Did your doctor test your thyroid function? ...Read more
Can one side of your thyroid gland be bigger than the other? When I feel both sides the right side feels more bumpy and swollen
History of graves ' andnow hypothyroiditisum. Is it normal for the thyroid gland to be swollen for almost 1year now?
Thyroid diseases: Graves is an autoimmune disorder and can be variable in its presentation, course and response to therapy. It can be normal to have hypothyroid after treatment for graves. Okay to be monitored and treated by your doc or endocrinologist. ...Read more
I had foot surgery this morning and now have a swollen gland under my tongue and it kinda hurts back by my ear and down my neck. Is that normal?
No: And it may not be related to the surgery either. ...Read more
Feet hurt always, bad breath, frequent urination, swollen neck glands, swollen abdomen, loss of weight, heavy drinker and smoker, eat at night only?
I had surgery 10 days ago. i had skin graft from hip and it was placed on foot. its a large section of heel. Could this cause swollen glands in neck?
No: A skin graft to heel taken from hip places the surgery below the umbilical area where nodes to groin in rare instances may show enlargement. I suspect this is a free split thickness graft that requires immobilization of leg and foot to keep graft in place until healing occurrs. Glands in neck as a response to surgery would only be associated with surgery of the H&N. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer