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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   hi
User :   hello is this the same doctor as yesterday?
Doctor :   how can i help you david?
Doctor :   yes
User :   remember me?
Doctor :   yes
User :   imdoing a little better today
Doctor :   ok
User :   i just wantedto ask you
Doctor :   ok
User :   could asnything beout of order where ur adams apple is?
Doctor :   you can have a thyroid swelling
User :   is that life threatning?
User :   how could u tell?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   it can be treated with medicines
User :   how could you tell if you have it?
Doctor :   you would have a swelling in your neck
User :   how could u tellthat?
Doctor :   at the region of the adam's apple
Doctor :   or belolw it
User :   how could i kno tho?
Doctor :   do you have a swelling in your neck?
User :   how would i kno?
Doctor :   you would have a swelling like a small ball in your neck
Doctor :   visible outside
User :   i dont knowi dont get it
Doctor :   you would have a small lump in your neck
User :   i just see my adams apple
Doctor :   then you dont have any thyroid problem
User :   could like ur throat size near ur adams apple change?
Doctor :   i told you yesterday
Doctor :   as you grow up
Doctor :   your adam's apple becomes more prominent
User :   cuz imstarting tocough a lil bit when ever i eat
Doctor :   do you have a cold?
User :   yeah a lil snuffles
User :   sneezing lately
Doctor :   that's why you are coughing
Doctor :   not because your throat
User :   the food isnt getting stuck then cuz every time ieat i say is it gonnna get stuck
Doctor :   no
User :   how like could it get stuck
Doctor :   unless you eat a very large and hard thing
Doctor :   say a fish bone or chicken bone
Doctor :   it wont get stuck
User :   oh nah i had spaghetti today
Doctor :   then it cant get stuck
Doctor :   your discomfort is probably because of the cold
User :   i constantly swallow nohting should i be doing that?
Doctor :   its normal
Doctor :   everyone does that
User :   yah btu i keep doing it tho like nonstop and i keep touching my throat and i keep thinkg my throat is ina different shape
Doctor :   that's all in your head
Doctor :   just try n concentrate on something else
Doctor :   sports or books
Doctor :   music
User :   oh whats my adams apple laying on?
Doctor :   its part of the thyroid cartilage
User :   could that shrink change or be damaged?
Doctor :   no
User :   are you sure tho?
Doctor :   yes
User :   cuz it freaksme out
Doctor :   just as
itold you yesterday
Doctor :   you are just thinking too much
Doctor :   just try n concentrate on something else
User :   i try
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i dont knw if i havesomething serious
Doctor :   may be you arent trying harder
Doctor :   you dont
Doctor :   you were already examined by 6 doctors
Doctor :   and all said you were fine
Doctor :   you cant question 6 of them rt?
User :   yeah i just keep thinking stuff is shrinking or changing near my throat

Doctor :   it isnt
Doctor :   it just changes as your voice changes
Doctor :   are you there?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form and tell me when done.
User :   i just dont know what to do anymore
User :   yeah
Doctor :   just believe that you are a normal 18 yr old
User :   yeah

Doctor :   dont think about all these things
Doctor :   you are as normal as anyone else
User :   i wish i want mylife back itfeels like its gone and its going out the door
User :   slowly
Doctor :   you can start building up again
Doctor :   do something constructive
Doctor :   what interests you most?
User :   i played baseball at my friends party but sametime i kept saying to my head is it shrinking and as i did i had anerror everytime
User :   love baseball mets games hockey
Doctor :   everyone makes errors in baseballs and their heads arent shrinking
Doctor :   then try to play a bit more
User :   yeah im afraid togo in the pool and roller coastersd
Doctor :   many people are scared of pools and roller coasters
Doctor :   many dont like them
Doctor :   may be you are one of them
User :   cuz ikeep thinking the water is going to shrink my throat and roller coaster speed is going to shrink it
Doctor :   nothing can shrink your throat
Doctor :   not water or coasters
User :   what can

Doctor :   its just not biologically posssible
Doctor :   unless say you are very old
Doctor :   but you are just 18
User :   yeah i always think my thyroid galnds are going to killy me if my thryoid cartridge is changing sizes bigger and smaller
Doctor :   its not possible
Doctor :   have you seen a psychiatrist?
User :   not yet if im alive in 2 weeks i will

User :   they booked
Doctor :   i suggest you go tomorrow
Doctor :   or day after
User :   i mean like whats the most that my throid cartridge could have?
Doctor :   whatever problem it has it can be cured with drugs
User :   could it kill you anyhow?
Doctor :   it could have cancer
User :   oh great

Doctor :   but even that is treatable
User :   i wonder if i could have that
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   its not possible
User :   y?
Doctor :   you would have a swelling
Doctor :   that's the first symptom
User :   how could i tell if my throat is swollen?
Doctor :   you would know
User :   how?
Doctor :   there would be a lump
Doctor :   at or below your adam's apple
User :   likewhat lol imsorry im stupid
User :   how could i telltho imstupid
Doctor :   no you are just anxious
Doctor :   i suggest you see apsychiatrist at the arliest
Doctor :   earlist
Doctor :   anything wlse?
Doctor :   else?
User :   like but what wouldi feel if its swollen?
User :   besides lump
Doctor :   your neck would look thicker

Doctor :   bulkier
User :   idn how i cantell tho ha any easier way
Doctor :   not skinny
Doctor :   are you thin built?
User :   ehh im at 170
User :   all the weight iloss
Doctor :   ok
User :   like about the neck any easier way to tell
Doctor :   is your neck thin or do you have a double chin?
Doctor :   like the really fat people do
User :   nah
User :   single chin
Doctor :   then you have no swelling
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   yeah how long will i live for??? ha just to get me happty if its true
Doctor :   since you dont have any health problems you are very unlikely to die soon
User :   i hope ihave noproblems
Doctor :   may be not in the next 40-50 yrs
Doctor :   i dont think you do
User :   i want to be around for upcoming hockey season
Doctor :   that's not after 60 years rt?
User :   ha i hope im around that long
User :   im plaing alotofstuff forfuture i dont want to die
Doctor :   you will be if you take god care of yourself and not worrying too much
User :   im just hoping imake it to next summer cuz my fam is going to canada
Doctor :   you seriously need to see a psychiatrist at the earlise
User :   you wanna know what plays a big part in this i believe also
Doctor :   earliest
Doctor :   ok
User :   my mom passsed away in a bad car accident when i was ten and i chose not to go with her at last second and i was suppose to be inteh car with her
Doctor :   i can understand what you are going through
User :   yeah really rough
User :   now now imthinking imnext
Doctor :   its called survivor's guilt
User :   yeah i just hope idont die nay day soon
Doctor :   dont think its your fault
Doctor :   you wont
Doctor :   some people die and some dont
Doctor :   that's the way of life
User :   its my grandmas actually after that she used me and my family for rides and stuff thenwe found out the hard way now we dont talk talk toher cuz my mom was taking her home
User :   from that day of accident
Doctor :   i suggest you see a counsellor
Doctor :   and talk to him in person
User :   yeahijust dontknow i have a serious illness tho
Doctor :   you were already checked for it right?
User :   not blood tested or anything i was back inmarch for physical
Doctor :   ok
User :   would something havecame up then?
Doctor :   unlikely
Doctor :   any thing else?
User :   yeah what u suggest i do tho get tested someother how or?
Doctor :   you can get a complete health check up
User :   how?
Doctor :   if you arent convinced yet
User :   how/
Doctor :   go to a physician or hospital nearby
User :   like my pedatrition?

Doctor :   go to a general physician
User :   what do u thinkis best for me tho?
User :   cuz i dont want to die
Doctor :   you should see a psychiatrist or counsellor
User :   nothing else
Doctor :   they will help you better
Doctor :   than us or anyone else
User :   u think i should eat something big at the mets gamesaturday?
User :   since ill be surrounded by friends
Doctor :   you can have whatever you want
Doctor :   anytime
User :   i dont want to choke
Doctor :   you wont
Doctor :   if you stop thinking about it
User :   yeah i thought iwas on spagehtti cuz itwas inmyhead the whole time at dinner today
User :   iquit nearly half way
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   try talking to your dad or siblings about it
User :   yeah everybody says see a therapist
Doctor :   yes i agree with them
Doctor :   We have a long queue of patients waiting for the medical advise please log in a little later for other queries.
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   isound fine to and lok healthy
Doctor :   please keep what i said in mind
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   go to a psychiatrist
Doctor :   at the earliest
User :   i just wanna let u kno thaanks for your help

Doctor :   ok
User :   you are the best
Doctor :   u r welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   i hope i dont die any day soon
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