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Doctor insights on: Thyroid Neck Fullness

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Dr. Arthur Balin
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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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Bilateral 2cm lymph nodes on thyroid us but not on ct? Rt neck/head full, diff. Swallow, and pulsing tinnitus that's worse if bending or lying on rt

Bilateral 2cm lymph nodes on thyroid us but not on ct? Rt neck/head full, diff. Swallow, and pulsing tinnitus that's worse if bending or lying on rt

Enlarged lymph nodes: You have a lot of symptoms that are probably unrelated to your thyroid or the enlarged lymph nodes. Thyroid ultrasound is a more sensitive way of looking at the thyroid and surrounding tissues compared to a ct scan, so one can see nodules and lymph nodes on ultrasound that do not appear on ct. The size of the lymph node is not as important as the location, appearance and amount of blood flow. ...Read more

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Why my lower neck always look pluffy? Is it a thyroid?

Why my lower neck always look pluffy? Is it a thyroid?

Possible, but: While it could be thyroid, unlikely that it's thyroid. There are many other possibilities. See your doctor for an evaluation and he/she can tell you the cause. Besides, there's nothing you can do for it by yourself. ...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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How to know if you have a thyroid problem? Left aide of neck hurting

Symptoms & bld tests: If you have signs and symptoms of thyroid problem, ask your doctor for a blood tests to confirm your suspicion. Do not go by symptoms alone. They are very non-specific and can be caused by many things, not just thyroid. Remember thyroid pill is a hormone. Don't let someone tell you to "try this pill" just to see how you will feel on it. You need definitive diagnosis before treatment. ...Read more

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If the thyroid is punctured due to a neck wound, can it be ignored or must it be addressed?

If the thyroid is punctured due to a neck wound, can it be ignored or must it be addressed?

How would you know?: The greater risk is what other injuries may co-exist (e.G trachea, esophagus, blood vessels). If somehow you could prove that then only structure injured was the thyroid gland itself, then it could absolutely be ignored. ...Read more

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