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been told i could have a thyroid promblem one eye has dropped

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been told i could have a thyroid promblem one eye has dropped looks like a glass eye, is thyroid a type of cancer and told i could need surgery what can i expect with it if i need it
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Oncology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 5 years ago.
This is Dr. David

the most common thyroid problem to cause your eyes to be pushed outwards is called hyperthyroidism or Graves disease which is when your thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone.

this is not a thyroid cancer.

the blood testing will show the levels of your thyroid hormone in your blood and see if they are elevated.

the eye scan will see if there is inflammation behind the eye causing the eye to be pushed outwards.

have you been loosing weight?

do you have a fast heart beat?

do you have the results of your blood testing yet?