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Can hypothyroidism lead to swollen neck ?

hi sir,this is mum is suffering from swollen neck from about an year.we recognised it now. doctor suggested that there is no problem and had given antioxidants , vitamin tablets. actually she is having hypothyroidism . she had blood test and ultrasonography. but i am not satisfied with his answer.can you suggest me any thing
Asked On : Sat, 2 Jul 2011
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Hello bhargavi;
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The swelling that your mother is having if it is in center of the neck it can be a swollen thyroid gland or even a cyst in thyroid.If the doctor who is treating her has done thyroid test and started her on medicines for hypothyroid then you need to wait for few weeks so that the medicine starts working and the swelling will settle.If the doctor has not started on medicines for hypothyroid then consult a Physician and get started.
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