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DrRussMD, Board Certified Physician
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Experience:  Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, health, prevention, complementary medicine, etc.
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I have developed a lump on the left side of my throat. It

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I have developed a lump on the left side of my throat. It was tender at the touch last week . It does not appear to be tender this week but it you can still fill the lump. Also I have Sporadic numbness on my right and blurry vision.
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Have you been having any headaches?
Customer: Sporadically
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: High blood pressure and diabetes in the family
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


Numbeness an burry vision is dangerous.

Go to the ER

Have all of this examined.

I am not so worried about the lump.

But the other symptoms are concerning.

Hyperthyrodism is one problem that could explain all of this.

You need a blood test to see.

It can be dangerous.

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