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Have thyroid issues, swelling, have had cold. What is going on? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor:Good Evening
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:thank you.. same to you.. im have some problem with my thyroid
User:only my right thyroid .. its swollen up .. since last 2 weeks
User:i dont have any pain in that area though
User:the swelling not that noticeable but i can feel it..
Doctor:May I know your age?
User:im 25 year old.. male
Doctor:Do you feel any change in your voice?
Doctor:have you noticed any weight gain?
Doctor:Is there any other symptom you have noticed?
User:couple of weeks back i had mild thought pain for 3-4 days.. i never had these kind of pain before..
User:have a cold for alomst a month now.. but these are common for me..
User:and the last couple of days im having stomach aches.. many times a day.. my digestion is normal and i taking health foods only.. still suffer from mild ache... but not sure if these are related
Doctor:Let me guide you regarding this.
Doctor:If you feel that, there is a change in the size of your thyroid, surely, it has to be examined.
Doctor:Along with that, certain investigations related to the thyroid functions also needs to be done.
User:any suggestions on who should i contact for this?
Doctor:You will need to consult an endocrinologist for this.
User:ok.. do you have contact info of any particular doctor?
Doctor:I do not have any personal reference.
Doctor:Ok. One of our customer care executives will assist you further in finding a good endocrinologist
User:ok thanks a lot .. will i get i call from customer care or shall i call them up?
Doctor:You would be getting a call soon regarding the same.
Doctor:is there anything else I can assist you with?
User:no.. that was of great help.. nothing else
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:And you are welcome always.
Doctor:Have a Nice Evening!!
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:You too sir
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