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7 months post radioiodin therapy for thyroid cancer. No lymph nodes involvement at that time. But I have tender, sowllen neck ln?

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

Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more


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Got thyroid cancer, had op/neck dissection 4mnths ago, iodine treatment 5 weeks ago. Got random lumps in neck, very stiff and tender all of a sudden.

Got thyroid cancer, had op/neck dissection 4mnths ago, iodine treatment 5 weeks ago. Got random lumps in neck, very stiff and tender all of a sudden.

See your doctor: These kind of developments need to be examined by your physician. Make sure you are taking your thyroid med. Get labs regularly as instructed by your physician. ...Read more

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Pain when swallowing, tender to touch front of neck (I think around thyroid gland) should I see a dr or is it just sore throat?

Pain when swallowing, tender to touch front of neck (I think around thyroid gland) should I see a dr or is it just sore throat?

Yes: You should see a doctor if you're having sore throat and the other symptoms you described, as it could be from a strep infection, which would require antibiotics. It may be viral as well, but without an exam and possible testing, there's no way to know for sure. ...Read more

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CBC showed potassium level is "dangerously low" secreted through urine? Lump (r) side neck, tender NOT THYROID. Swallowing food is difficult & sore.

CBC showed potassium level is "dangerously low" secreted through urine? Lump (r) side neck, tender NOT THYROID. Swallowing food is difficult & sore.

Potassium: should be low in urine,as tthe body tries to conserve potassium. I think,if not your thyroid,you have a lymph node or abscess in your neck that needs immediate evaluation with US or CT scan. See ENT Dr. ...Read more

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If ur neck in.Front have a slyt pain?Is it thyroid probem?

If ur neck in.Front have a slyt pain?Is it thyroid probem?

Don't know: Where is the pain on the front of your neck? Most thyroid problems are painless, but need more info from you. Feel better! ...Read more

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Having a bruise on your neck means what?

Having a bruise on your neck means what?

Depends: If you injure the neck you can cause bruising. If this bruise does not go away after a week or so see your MD ...Read more

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How can I cure bruises around the neck?

How can I cure bruises around the neck?

Cure bruises?: So long as you do not have a clotting / blood disorder bruises will typically heal over a 2 week course. While healing you can use concealer or camouflague type make up to cover the area. Oral or topical arnica montana may be helpful to facilitate healing. If you are bruising for no reason, i would recommend you see your doctor to help you figure out what is going on. ...Read more

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What causes bruising to the middle of neck?

What causes bruising to the middle of neck?

BRUISING OF NECK: HOW LONG? PRESSURE ON NECK COULD DO IT. MEDICATIONS COULD DO IT. KISSING THE NECK HARD COULD CONCEIVABLY DO IT. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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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Bruising (Definition)

Bruises may occur over skin that is injured. Bruising from very minor injury can be a sign ...Read more