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What Might Be The Cause Of Some Swelling On My Neck Which I Suspect 2 B Thyroid
Need 2B seen: Your thyroid gland is located low in the neck, around the level of your sternal notch. Swelling in the neck may also involve lymph nodes, salivary glands or other structures. The list of problems which might cause swelling in the neck is quite long. See your pcp or ENT for a thorough physical exam and appropriate workup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Had swollen neck glands.what causes discomfort in base of neck.Is it still bit of swelling from glands or thyroid.sometimes there is a horrible taste?
Hashimotos disease; is my gradual onset (5 weeks) neck pain and localized swelling caused by neck strain or cervical lymphoma 2* thyroid disease?
UnlikelyButGetChecke: Hashimoto Disease is an auto immune disease which affects thyroid gland.It can pain in any joint and muscles. It can increase your risk of getting a rare kind of thyroid cancer called Thyroid Lymphoma.That is a very rare occurrence in some. But it is not cervical Lymphoma. Since you have a concern about it and have a nodule in thyroid gland . Get it checked by your endocrinologist asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've a swelling on my neck, & I feel very tired especially in the morning, is this a thyroid problem ?
Could be: Instead of boring you with details, seems you will be better served by getting seen. ...Read more
Been having achy pain in the front on my neck, by my thyroid, worse in the morning or when I wake up. Sometimes swelling. Mostly on the left side.
You may be right ...: .. that the pain is near your thyroid. Or it may be something else in your neck. Thyroiditis, or inflammation of the thyroid, is the major cause of thyroid pain. Swelling can be another symptom. OR you may have some muscular pain. The only way to be sure is to see your doctor for an evaluation: history, palpation (physical exam) of your neck, possibly blood tests and ultrasound. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Vein: There are a number of conditions that could result in neck vein swelling. What you need to do is see your primary doctor who will take your medical history, examine you, and order labs. Once the blood is drawn he/she may prescribe medication while waiting for the results. ...Read more
I've uploaded a pic of my neck. I've never had this protruded swelling. My thyroid blood work was normal. What. Should I do?
See your Physician: I can't see your picture but a swollen area on the neck that has been the a while should be evaluated further. Ultrasound would be one way to look to determine what is going on. I would see a physician again. You may want to consider going to see an ENT specialist. (Ear, Nose and Throat) ...Read more
Saw dr last week for pain and swelling on right side of neck. Had ultrasound of thyroid- came back normal. No nodules. What else could be causing it?
Other structures . : It be a problem in the other structures of the neck ie muscles , lymph nodes etc . If the swelling persists . You need cat scan of the neck. ...Read more
0.9 CM hypoechoic lymph node, left cervical neck. Diffusly enlarged pal. Tonsils. New swelling dr thinks thyroid? Opinion?
LN/ tonsils: Where is the swelling? How did the thyroid look like on imaging? What are thyroid functions/antibodis? The LN could be from the tonsils. Are you having a sore throat? strep?mononucleosis? ear infection? allergies? If your throat /allergies symptoms resolve over the next month or 2 and the LN does not then consider a LN biopsy, or thyroid biopsy if there are thyroid nodules. Discuss with doc ...Read more
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