Thyroid Cancer - When To Call a Doctor
Call your doctor if you have any
of the following symptoms:
- A lump or swelling in your neck. This is the
most common symptom of thyroid cancer.
- Pain in your neck and
sometimes in your ears that doesn't go away and is not caused by a cold or
- Hoarseness that is not related to a
- Difficulty swallowing
- Difficulty breathing or
- A cough that continues and is not related to a
- Bone pain
Who to see
Health professionals who can evaluate your symptoms
and help determine your risk for thyroid cancer include:
Thyroid cancer is usually treated by endocrinologists,
nuclear medicine specialists,
medical oncologists, and
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
July 27, 2011
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