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can thyroid disease cause strep throat

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Lymph nodes: Usually not. But tender, swollen lymph nodes could make the neck sore.

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Acute HIV infection: HIV-1 infection can occur with unprotected sex or injection drug use. 2 - 4 weeks after an exposure, a patient may develop a flu or mono-like illness ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
No: thyroid disease does not cause lymphadenopathy. if concerned see your doc for blood work and an exam
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: If it is in the back of your neck, it could be osteoarthritis, degenerative disk disease, cervical radiculopathy. You would need to see your doctor t ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Mexas
22 years experience Internal Medicine
No: An untreated throat infection, pharyngitis or laryngitis, will not cause thyroid disease. Most of these infections are viral and will get better with ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
No: No.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Maybe: Inflammation of the thyroid can give some patients significant neck/throat symptoms. But generally most thyroid nodules are without symptoms. And most ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Trigger: If you are an anxious person anyways, being overheated from a fever or symptoms like pain with swallowing could trigger anxiety symptoms.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes, but: that would not be the main presenting feature of throat cancer. You may consult this site for information on this topic: http://www.mayoclinic.org/dis ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes,especially: if you had scarlet fever((strep throat,rash,fever)as presenting complaint of your strep. But if lymphadenopathy does not get better,see your Dr for a ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Grossan
72 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat Clearing: Unless the thyroid is asymmetric or huge, would not cause throat clearing. Chronic fatigue and throat clearing, rule out: acid reflux with reduced sl ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: Almost everyone has a few palpable neck nodes. They are almost always your friends. Disease here she's as very large nodes, very hard nodes, or nodes ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
23 years experience Family Medicine
Throat: Sure.... Bacterial infection in your mouth can effect other areas in your mouth
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Urinary infection: No, I don't believe a urinary infection woulld cause throat problems
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Sore throat: Sore throat is very often caused by virus infection. Some of the viruses that can cause sore throat can also cause myocarditis. Fortunately myocarditi ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Strep throat: Strep typical course: sudden illness within hours, fever, sore throat, white spot on tonsils, enlarged tender lymh node, no running nose, more common ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pouya Shafipour
22 years experience Family Medicine
Goiter?: It depends on the reason for the enlarged thyroid goiter being the most common. I suggest you start by seeing a doctor getting an ultrasound and blood ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Scarletina: Scarlet fever is the combination of strep infection in the throat and rash to the skin (usually face). Rashes can also occur with strep throat when a ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The chlamydia germ that usually infects the genitals can also infect the throat, if a person manages to transfer the germs from somebody else's genita ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
If progressive...: Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid ; pepsin will result in inflammation of the vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation). A ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Mills
12 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No and yes: Laryngopharyngeal reflux, or acid reflux that affects the upper throat, usually causes throat clearing, thick mucus in the throat, hoarseness, cough, ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
NO: Kawasaki is muco-cutaneous lymph node disease with specific features including serious heart conduction and blood flow complications. Strep throat ca ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. James DuRant
10 years experience Pediatrics
Yes!: You need rest to overcome these illnesses. A common symptom of both can be tiredness, but much more common with flu.
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A female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: But we need to know more about you and the rest of your health. Other diseases can be associated such as another autoimmune disease. Before we jump t ... Read More

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