Thyroid Cancer symptoms
Thyroid Cancer

Symptoms could include:

  • A thyroid nodule is a lump in your thyroid gland that can be solid or filled with fluid, and is rarely cancerous.
  • Pulmonary fibrosis is a condition that causes lung scarring and stiffness. This keeps the body from getting enough oxygen.
  • Breathing difficulty describes discomfort when breathing, and the feeling that you cannot draw a breath. If you're unable to breathe in enough oxygen, your fingernails and lips may turn blue.
  • Breathing difficulty is a broad term that is used to describe discomfort when breathing, and the feeling that you cannot draw a breath. This can develop gradually, or your breathing may suddenly become more laboured. In either case, medical attent...
  • Neck lumps or masses can be large and visible, or very small. Most neck lumps are noncancerous. Many are caused by minor conditions such as cystic acne or swollen lymph nodes. But a neck lump can also be a sign of a serious condition such as an in...
  • Iodine is an element necessary for optimal health and proper thyroid function.
  • A goiter is the abnormal increase in the size of your thyroid gland, a gland in the neck. Goiters have many possible causes, including iodine deficiency. The primary symptom of a goiter is noticeable swelling in your neck.
  • Tuberculosis (TB) is a highly infectious disease that primarily affects the lungs. A severe and long-lasting cough, fever, and night sweats could indicate an active TB infection.
  • Coughing up blood is what it sounds like-when you cough up blood, expelling it from the throat, lungs, or any other part of the respiratory tract. The medical term for coughing up blood is hemoptysis. The seriousness of the condition depends on th...
  • Blood-tinged sputum is distinguished from frank hemoptysis—or coughing up blood without or with very little sputum—which can be a potentially life-threatening condition requiring immediate medical attention. Sputum that is streaked with blood may be due to something as benign as irritation of upper-airway passages due to dry ambient air, or it may a sign of a more serious medical condition, such as pneumonia or a blood clot in the lung, especially if accompanied by other symptoms..
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Blood-tinged sputum expectorated mucous matter from the airways (lungs, nose, mouth or upper airways) that is tinged or streaked with blood.
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