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Swollen Inflamed Thyroid Treatment
7 months post radioiodin therapy for thyroid cancer. No lymph nodes involvement at that time. But I have tender, sowllen neck ln?
Thyroid ca follow up: There are many complexities to the follow up of thyroid cancer, and you need to be followed by an Endocrinologist. An ultrasound and a blood thyroglobulin would be helpful now. Following the RAI, was there uptake in the region of that lymph node? This swollen LN could be recurrence of thyroid ca, or it could be unrelated. ...Read more
My coworkers said they think I have a lump/swollen thyroid. It does seem to be inflamed on my left side, although it's not a lump. I'm worried. ?
Worried: Please set up an appointment with your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
I took the i-131 treatment for my thyroid march 27 how long should I wait to start back on my thyroid med i had my thyroid removed
Studies : Studies show that after i131 treatment it is best to restart your thyroid hormone, if you stopped it, right away. And you will feel more and more awful from hypothyroidism the longer you stay off thyroid hormone. It actually seems to help the i131 work better by starting back right away, even the same day after you get the radio-iodide treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Depends upon the particularly thyroid problem. Discuss w/your doctor. ...Read more
I am a 44yr women & have been diagnosed with a under active thyroid. What is the best diet treatment ?
Avoid goitrogens ;: The main treatment is taking thyroid hormone (ideally natural thyroid- see http://bit.Ly/1ccxy0r but avoiding certain foods called goitrogens that inhibit thyroid function may help- see http://bit.Ly/1g0c8vw taking kelp or other sources of iodine many help, as well as avoiding Fluoride ; bromine- see http://bit.Ly/1ddkbiq i advise eating primarily organic foods- see http://bit.Ly/19xax7e. ...Read more
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