What are the symptoms of thyroid cancer?

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Published on December 23, 2016 by shiva

Thyroid cancer is a rare type of cancer that occurs when abnormal cells begins to grow in your thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is butterfly shape and is located in the front region of your neck. Thyroid gland is responsible for making hormones in your body. The hormones will regulate the process of energy usage by your body and also helps in normal functioning of your body.
Thyroid cancer can be cured on early diagnosis. The factors that can lead to thyroid cancer are still unknown. According to the researches the changes in your DNA plays an important role in thyroid cancer. In few cases exposure to radiation can also increase the risk of development of thyroid cancer.
Thyroid cancer is generally identified by the swelling or lump formation in your neck region. Your doctor might suggest for a biopsy in a rare case to diagnose thyroid cancer. During biopsy, a part or the complete thyroid gland will be removed.
Thyroid Cancer Symptoms
The most common symptoms of thyroid cancer include:
1. Lump or swelling in the neck region. You need to keep in mind that all thyroid swelling does not lead to thyroid cancer.
2. Pain in neck and in few cases pain in ears.
3. Trouble swallowing food and water
4. Breathing problem
5. Constant wheezing
If you experience any of the above mentioned symptoms, then you must consult a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. Early diagnosis and proper treatment can permanently cure thyroid cancer.

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