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What Is Side Effect After Having No Thyroid Glands
May be: The question is not very clear. If you have pain in one side of the neck, it not likely to be due to thyroid gland. It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex.
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
Not necessarily: You can't tell if something is hyperfunctioning from thephysical appearance of the gland. A thyroid scan is the best method to suggest whether or not a lobe is hyperfunctioning.
Can one side of your thyroid gland be bigger than the other? When I feel both sides the right side feels more bumpy and swollen
Hypothyroidism: If the whole thyroid gland is removed, then the person need to take thyroid hormone to replace the thyroid function. Thyroid hormone is effective and very safe. Rarely, the operation can damage the nerve that controls the vocal cord. The parathyroid glands scan be damaged and cause a low blood calcium. This can be corrected with oral calcium. These are complications rather than side effects.See 1 more doctor answer
Complicated....: More than can be explained in 400 characters. Talk to a good surgeon. Most who have partial thyroidectomy don't need thyroid replacement. All who have total thyroidectomy need long term hormone replacement. Risk of parathyroid issues with total; this requires long term calcium replacement. Managed carefully, most folks don't have too much difficulty regulating their postop hormone issues.See 1 more doctor answer
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?
I had my thyroid gland removed back 15 years ago I have now noticed a lump on my right side of my neck do you think this is something to worry about i?
Neck lump: Hello and welcome to HealthTap, it depends if you had partial or total thyroid resection and the reason why it was removed. Either way I would suggest to be seen by a PCP and getting a neck ultrasound along with TSH level. I hope it helps! Thank you.
I was cut by accident in my neck. The doctor removed the left side of my thyroid gland. Was that necessary? Wouldn't it have healed on its own?
Depends on the damag: I would trust you doctor in that case, I'm sure if it didn't need to be taken out he would not as assumed the extra risks of surgery.
Thyroid tests normal. Have swelling in thyroid gland on one side. Getting ultrasound done. What r the chances it is cancer?
Can anxiety and stress give you swollen thyroid gland? I was diagnosed with globus but also sent for an ultrasound since one side of thyroid was swol.
No, but hyperthy-: Roidism can make you feel anxious.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a swollen thyroid gland and on palpitation a lump on both sides but more prominent on right side of the neck it is painless though is it cancer?
It is abnormal: Any growth in the Thyroid gland requires evaluation and, if needed, a biopsy. It can be due to a benign goiter, yet we can not rule out Thyroid cancer without additional studies like Ultrasound and or Radioisotope Thyroid scan. Go seek opinion from an Endocrinologist.See 2 more doctor answers
No removal of thyroid gland suggested by my doc except 1tab thyroxine. 5mg daily. Which z giving me side effects now after taking 4 a year
Thyroid: You don't normally remove the thyroid if it is underactive, you replace it with thyroxine, not sure what is your thyroid problem, and what are your side effects, but you need to discuss them with your doctor. An endocrinologist will be best equipped to treat your condition.
Right tonsil -swollen on&off. No pain. Right ear-bothers me Thyroid gland in the front on the right side becomes slightly swollen. Had mono in the past?
See Your Doctor Now: Your symptoms suggest possible upper respiratory infection: is caused by numerous viruses & swollen glands are common however true thyroid swelling is not a feature. Mono virus is universal, many people contract it without symptoms; long-term aftermath unlikely with normal immune function. Any suspected thyroid enlargement must be evaluated. See your doctor now for correct diagnosis & treatment.
4.8 CRP and subclinical thyroid treated with 0.05mg Eltroxin. Should I worry? Sore throat feeling and thyroid gland sensitive on one side.
No worry: I am assuming Eltroxin is a thyroid medication. We don't have that product here. We need to know a lot more about your total medical history. The sensitive gland may not be a problem. This is something to discuss with your physician
Endocrine Gland: 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 located in the neck. It also controls body's temperature
Thyroidectomy: If all/most of the gland is removed, you will become hypothyroid, which is easily treated with levothyroxine, and you will feel fine. Potential complications of surgery is removal of the parathyroids, or damage to the nerve to the vocal cords, but this is uncommon when performed by a surgeon who does this procedure regularly.
Everyone differs: There are standard ranges of normal, but many, many patients feel better when they're treated not by the numbers, but by their symptoms. Google "stop the thyroid madness" for more info. Weird name, helpful site.See 2 more doctor answers
Nodule...: Tumour, cyst, bleeding into any of the avove.
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