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What is a thymus gland

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Dr. Srikanth Reddy MD

I have been dx.with occular myasthenia gravis and I have pemphigus vulgarious. What are my chances of having problems with thymus gland. I am scheduled fo chest CT next week......? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Srikanth Reddy ( Psychiatrist)
Dr. Hema Yadav MD

tissue attenuation leison in the region of the thymus gland encasing the adjacent left Brachiocethalic ... , please explain what is it, and is it curable by mediciene or is there any other remedies to... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Hema Yadav ( Pediatrician)
Dr.   Esmeralda  Sera MD

I am 81yrs old and have had mg for over 60yrs. I had a thymectomy early on. Even though I have multiple symptoms I do quite well. Many of myfriends have died. I wonder if the thymectomy has had ahand in my condition. View answer

Answered by : Dr. Esmeralda Sera ( Oncologist)
Dr. T Chandrakant MD

I have a diagnosed 2" diameter thymus tumor with no symptoms. While I definitely am considering surgery to remove it (the doctor says it always needs to be removed), I am wary of his desire to perform ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. T Chandrakant ( General Surgeon)
Dr.   Arnab Banerjee MD

my father-in law has admitted at Aster medcity,Kochi XXXXXXX due to thymus tumour.his surgery has ... ICU .What is the cause for both swallowing difficulty and suffocation? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee ( Critical Care Specialist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Muhammad Faisal Bacha MD

of where the thymos gland would be located. Is it possible to have a thymos gland or cancer problem even ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Muhammad Faisal Bacha ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Arun MD

body hurting so bad. What could be the cause? My doctor believes the swollen thymus and constant ...I am 18 years old and i ve recently learned that i have a swollen thymus in addition to swollen ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Arun ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Abhijit Sonawane MD

Hi, I am a 35 year old female with an enlarged thyroid gland. I have had an ultrasound which verified it to be normal, however, I get sporadic pain in what seems like the thyroid area/thymus area ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Abhijit Sonawane ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Hardik Sanghvi MD

Hi there, my mother, age 71 has been diagonosed with cancer of the thymus gland. Waiting for PET results to get more difinitive anwers. We live in San Diego Ca and we want her to get treated by a doctor ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Hardik Sanghvi ( Hematologist)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

, can I have a enlarged thymus gland without it being anything dangerous?? I have two children that need ... a prominent thymus. It said it can not rule out thymic neoplasm. My primary care doctor... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Chobufo Ditah MD

Hi, It is normal to be concerned with every new unexplained finding on our bodies. I will suggest that he gets examined for the cause to be identified and solutions proposed if need be. It is difficult to say what...

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Dr.  Yogesh D MD

Depends on the type of tumour, most benign ones have fairly good prognosis.