Doctor insights on:
Thyroid Nodules And Tightness In Chest
I have a benign thyroid nodule. I have an appointment withthe endocrinologist in three weeks. I have swelling in my body, severe muscle and body pain and discomfort in chest. What are my options?
Chest tightness is the feeling of a "squeezing" or a pressure in the chest. Sometimes there is an associated breathing difficulty. There are numerous potential causes. Heart attack, angina, pericarditis, chest wall pain, heart rhythm condition, esophagus spasm, lung condition are ...Read more
I have been experiencing a fullness feeling under my chin, almost tightness that does extend down the front of my throat. I have thyroid nodules but feel this might be too high in the throat for them. Going for an u/s scan tomorrow of thyroid to be sure
Thyroid Nodules: Thyroid nodules are very common. About 1 in 3 people develop them in their lifetime. The reason why we care, is that (in general) 5% of them turn out to be malignant. We also worry if they start to grow & put pressure on other structures in the neck, or become autonomous/overactive. An u/s will be helpful to evaluate. You should also discuss with your Dr. about checking TFTs & Thyroid Abs. ...Read more
I had a CT scan to rule out a PE from chest and shoulder pain. I need F/U with dr due to a left lobe thyroid nodule w/ peripherphal ringlike calcifi?
A CT scan showed a solitary thyroid nodule and a solitary nodule in my upper lung. Are these often related?
Post hyster for endo cancer - all mediastinal nodes enlarged, w/bilateral hilar & virchows node. No sarcoid/lung issue, have thyroid nodules. Ideas?
What to do if I have breast bone that is also sore and tender. Is more likely that I have thyroid nodule (s)?
Doubtful: Tenderness of the breastbone and thyroid nodules usually have nothing to do with each other. If you have tenderness to the breastbone, please see your doctor you may need an x-ray and definitely you need a physical exam to evaluate the problem. If you have thyroid nodules, you also need to see your doctor for the proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
My brother has a pe and a mass on lung with thyroid nodules. Never smoked. He is hospital 5 days INR still 1.1. Cat scan says possiable cancer. How will we know for sure ?
Pt is 65. We are stuck as they reluctant to give chemo due to 5 fu chest tightness .
They are also refusing to ablate or operate. The liver met is single and small and lung nodule is 0.5 cm. there is a aortocaval node too .Should we get a 2 nd opinion?
Yes...: Always get a 2nd opinion in a case like this ...Read more
Having chest tightness for a week and dry cough had recent EKG it was ok ,had a follow up chest CT for a nodule 4months ago no changes question can something change in short time in chest or what els?
Can thyroid problems cause chest tightness and shortness of breath? I've had CBC tests done all normal ekgs echocardiogram so i dunno what this is :(
Wife has migrains, tightness in chest and neck, along with studdering is it migrains that causes this?
Could be something: Else since migraines usually do not cause tightness in chest and neck. Please get her to the er to rule out a cardiac cause of her symptoms. ...Read more
PE diagnosis on Saturday and sent home from ER? Having chest tightness & neck throbbing. What could it be? Given 1 Xerlto in ER.
? CT scan...: Usually a HR CT is done to diagnose PE......then the treatment is anticoagulation.... ...Read more
I have a bulge behind my neck and on my shoulder and have been having pain in my shoulder and neck and chest tightness on my right side. any ideas?
Lump: That description may be caused by a curve in your neck/back. Be checked and see if XRs or an US are appropriate. All the best. ...Read more
Exam needed: The symptoms you describe could cover a simple upper respiratory viral infection to a more serious pneumonia or early meningitis. Get checked out today; have someone take you if you aren't feeling too badly, if you are having trouble breathing get an ambulance. Don't delay. ...Read more
Could a congested or problem with lymphatic system cause tightness in chest, neck and feeling of pressure in ears?
Have asthma COPD stiffness in the back of my neck some chest tightness breathing a little off today but no other symptoms?
I have viral bronchitis and was given inhaler. The past 3 days I have had fever over 101, stiff neck, tightness in chest. Should i go back in? Normal?
Chest tightness, dry cough, persistent upper back/neck tightness. Muscles around chest and lungs feel tight makes it hard to breathe at times?
Respiratory distress: If you are truly having trouble breathing you should go ASAP and be seen and evaluated by a doctor. There is no way in which this can be diagnosed over the net. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Tightness in throat thyroid nodule
- Underactive thyroid tightness chest
- Thyroid and chest tightness
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Sudden burning upper back and chest pain and thyroid nodule
- Thyroid nodules and lung nodule
- Nodules of thyroid
- Nodules in the thyroid
- Talk to an otolaryngologist online