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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