I have a lump on my neck for close to two months now. Ever since it appeared, I feel weaker and when I speak, it takes a lot of energy out of me. My voice is often hoarse. Is this due to the lump? If yes, should I do a biopsy? And if not, do you think seeing an ENT doctor is the right decision to treat my throat?
I am currently taking medications to treat my hyperthyroid issue. I feel like my heart health is affected. I sometimes feel my chest being squeezed and the heart beat is irregular. Is it true that hyperthyroid can lead to heart conditions?
Doctor, my mother is 69 years old and she has hypothyroidism. She has been having difficulty concentrating. She appears to be daydreaming most of the time and it worries me especially when she doesn’t seem to respond to what I’m saying. Would her situation only get worse? Can it be cured?
There is a lump on the back of my neck, near my right ear. Ever since I noticed it there, I have been having mild headaches. Is this a symptom of a hormone or endocrine problem?
Doctor, ever since I started taking hyperthyroid medications, I've dropped a lot of hair. Now the top of my head is starting to bald. Is this a natural reaction to the medicines or a sign that my condition is getting worse?
My wife delivered our baby four months ago. She is now experiencing swelling in her neck, rapid heart beat, and hair loss. Her doctor said it is likely postpartum thyroiditis and will only be temporary. However, after four months of this, I am starting to worried. Is it okay for us to seek treatment? Would the treatment or medication affect her breastfeeding?
Dear Doctor Soh, my 17 year old son has been suffering from a lump in his neck. Initially we thought the lump would go away but it’s been two months and it’s still there. He said the lump causes him pain when he swallows his food. In the mornings, he always feels weak and doesn’t have much of an appetite. Can I have your suggestion on the right treatment for him?
I am currently consulting an obgyn for PCOS. She mentioned I am showing symptoms of diabetes. I want to ask - does PCOS affect diabetes or diabetes affect PCOS? Would my PCOS improve if I have my diabetes controlled? What treatment would you recommend?
My daughter is 18 years old but has not started her period. She also seems excessively hairy on her arms, legs and neck. Is this a hormonal problem?
Is there any way to boost the growth hormones in children? My son is 7 years old and is shorter than all of his classmates. I am worried he will be too petite.