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Thyroid Diffuse Swelling
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Need 2B seen: Your thyroid gland is located low in the neck, around the level of your sternal notch. Swelling in the neck may also involve lymph nodes, salivary glands or other structures. The list of problems which might cause swelling in the neck is quite long. See your pcp or ENT for a thorough physical exam and appropriate workup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been having achy pain in the front on my neck, by my thyroid, worse in the morning or when I wake up. Sometimes swelling. Mostly on the left side.
You may be right ...: .. that the pain is near your thyroid. Or it may be something else in your neck. Thyroiditis, or inflammation of the thyroid, is the major cause of thyroid pain. Swelling can be another symptom. OR you may have some muscular pain. The only way to be sure is to see your doctor for an evaluation: history, palpation (physical exam) of your neck, possibly blood tests and ultrasound. Good wishes:) ...Read more
If my T4 was 4.78 after eight weeks of meds now 2.78 was told to stop now my thyroid is swelling again should I still be on meds? Please help
Do not know: It sounds like you need to see a thyroidologist. ...Read more
Hi i was overdosed on levothyroxcin nd now I've been getting horrible swelling in my glands i had a tt so no thyroid gland is this a symptom from this?
Hashimotos, thyroid function stable while off Medes past 12 months, antibodies really high, still get symptoms and swelling of thyroid?
That's not uncommon: Hi. Hashimoto's defined by thyroid autoantibodies, with or without a goiter, and normal thyroid function is fairly commonly seen (when it's looked for, that is). The degree of elevation of autoantibodies does not imply how soon thyroid function will begin to be lost. I recommend just follow your thyroid function periodically and anytime new symptoms arise. Good luck! ...Read more
I've a swelling on my neck, & I feel very tired especially in the morning, is this a thyroid problem ?
Could be: Instead of boring you with details, seems you will be better served by getting seen. ...Read more
Vein: There are a number of conditions that could result in neck vein swelling. What you need to do is see your primary doctor who will take your medical history, examine you, and order labs. Once the blood is drawn he/she may prescribe medication while waiting for the results. ...Read more
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