When thyroid cancer comes, the body will have these 3 kinds of discomfort, which need to be observed carefully and treated in time

Thyroid cancer is the most common malignant tumor in the head and neck. The disease is related to factors such as growth factors, iodine intake, ionizing radiation, sex, oncogenes, and heredity.

This disease has a higher incidence rate in females, and can be divided into various types according to the tumor origin and differentiation.

Once suffering from the disease, patients will experience a variety of uncomfortable symptoms, let’s learn about these symptoms below.

1. Goiter

Patients with this disease will have goiterSymptoms appear, which is the manifestation of enlargement of local malignant tumor.

The swelling is irregular in shape, hard in texture, with unclear boundaries, and will adhere to the surrounding tissue. In the early stage, it can move, but in the later stage, it can’t move.

In ATC, patients often present with a progressive enlargement of a neck mass which mass develops rapidly< /strong>, some patients in the advanced stage will have dark red skin because the tumor involves the superficial skin.

2. Difficulty in breathing and swallowing

Patients with this disease, mass will invade or Compress the trachea, esophagus and other parts. When the trachea is violated, the patient will have symptoms of chest tightness and discomfort and dyspnea, and in severe cases, hemoptysis symptom.

When the esophagus is violated, the patient will have symptoms of dysphagia. When swallowing is difficult, patients decrease their appetite, which then leads to weight loss and emaciation.

In addition, when lightly pressing the larynx, the patient’s breathing will be much more difficult than normal people, and the larynx also has irregular convex movements .

3. Symptoms of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism

If the disease is combined with abnormal thyroid function, then the patient There will be symptoms of hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism.

Among them, hyperthyroidism mainly manifests as agitation, insomnia, palpitation, etc. symptoms, hypothyroidism mainly manifests as metabolic slowdown, fatigue, lethargy, memory loss, chills, etc.< /strong>Symptoms.

In addition, some patients may also have neck lymph node metastasis and distant organ metastasis. Different sites of metastasis lead to different symptoms in patients.

The above are the symptoms of discomfort that may occur in patients with thyroid cancer. When the above discomfort is found, it is recommended that the patient seek medical treatment in time. So how to treat the disease?

1. Surgery

Surgery can remove the patient’s tumor, but because the disease can be divided into Various types, different types of surgery methods are different, most of the operations need to deal with the patient’s primary lesion and lymph nodes in the neck. Postoperative patients need to pay attention to care, and some may need postoperative radiotherapy.

It can be seen from the above that patients with thyroid cancer will have symptoms of dysphagia, dyspnea, goiter, etc.. When these discomfort symptoms are found, patients need to be treated in time by drugs or surgery.

After treatment, the patient needs to maintain a stable mood and not put too much pressure on himself. At the same time, a balanced diet, regular neck ultrasound, thyroid function examination.