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Ultrasound For Checking A Lump In The Thyroid Gland
I have what feels like a lump in my suprasternal notch. No palpable pulse. Also have a lump on my neck just above and to the right of my thyroid gland?
Numerous tumors: can occur in the anterior mediastinum of which the classic textbook examples of thyroid cyst or lymphoma, etc are ONLY A MINORITY. and simple lymph node, cyst, boil/abcess are at least as common. But everything on the list is treatable and needs attention...so.... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The sonogram is a test that looks at body organs with no radiation. It uses sound waves and can give us a 2 dimensional view of organs such as the kidney, liver, heart, and lungs. It can define spaces that are either solid or full of fluid. I can also guide large needles into an organ or near the spine, and can help define the area being cut open. Its a ...Read more
I have a small pebble size lump inside of my neck at the right side near the thyroid gland. Whenever I try to feel it I experience some pain. Advice?
Hard lump on the front of my throat slightly to the right on my thyroid gland for over 6 months slightly got bigger ?
Thyroid levels up & down. Hoarse voice comes an goes 4 mths. Round lump on front of neck at thyroid gland. Dr appt fri-- concerning? No sugar coating
Don't panic: There are a lot of benign thyroid growths that are totally benign, but still cause symptoms. Even if this winds up as a type of cancer, thyroid cancers are generally curable and easily treated. Can it be something bad? Yes- but not likely. Seeking out a doc to help you get this worked up and diagnosed early is your best move! ...Read more
Lump in my right throat. TSH, T4 normal, UTZ results: slightly enlarged right thyroid gland with complex cystic & small nodules. Should I be worried?
More No than Yes: The thyroid is a cystic gland controlled by hypothalamus (TSH) via anterior pituitary (TRF) to manufacture & secrete T3+T4. If thyroid cysts coalesce or locally enlarge, then cysts large enough to see via current US technology can be seen. This still indicates something not optimal but it is solid nodules which are far more worrisome &, though less frequent, far more likely to be thyroid cancer. ...Read more
US results "a mass to the thyroid gland, which appears to arise from or be directly contiguous w/lower pole of gland" Can thyroid mass grow outside?
Not normal: Thyroid ultrasound is usually painless. Assuming your thyroid is tender this suggests some type of thyroiditis. Your doctor will evaluate this with blood tests and the thyroid ultrasound. ...Read more
I had nodules in thyroid gland doctor prescribed 62.5 daily dose of euthyrox for the rest of my life. Do i need to check with my doctor again ?
Thyroid testing: You should have regular monitoring of thyroid blood levels, initially every 3 months, then 6 months, then if stable yearly. ...Read more
Anatomy vs. function: Hi. Thyroid ultrasound only tells us things about thyroid anatomy. Blood tests can tell us things about thyroid function and autoimmune processes affecting the thyroid. Isotopic thyroid scans can tell us things about thyroid cell metabolism. They all have their roles in evaluating the thyroid gland. Ergo, your further testing. Good luck! ...Read more
Thyroid gland is also known as Thyroid. It is an endocrine gland which produces thyroxin hormone which controls the metabolism in every cell in the body.It produces 80 to 90%t4 and 10 to 20 %t3. These control rate of metabolism and affect the growth and rate of functions of many cells in the body it is ...Read more
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