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Can thyroid nodules cause pain in your throat and ears

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Need investigation: Thyroid nodule needs fna biopsy to make sure it is not cancer, thyroid cancers has excellent prognosis, throat and ear may not be related to thyroid... Read More
Dr. Anthony Filly
Radiology 26 years experience
Possible: I dont love giving scary news in this type of forum but anytime i see a nodule with microcalcification i get concerned about cancer. It should definit... Read More

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Dr. Daniel Weiss
Endocrinology 46 years experience
You : You should have no serious problems from fine needle aspiration biopsy but if you have continued pain or swelling call the doctor who performed the bi... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Agree with Dr W.: You should contact your doctor to rule out bleeding in the tissue. Wish you good health.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
Yes: If a nodule sustains a hemorrhage or a virus, it will hurt. Pain goes to ear. Look up subacute thyroiditis.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shadi Farzin gohar
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 19 years experience
Mass effect: Pain is usually a clue that something in your anatomy isn't working quite as it should. The nodules can cause pain due to the mass effect of the incre... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
Endocrinology 41 years experience
not likely: Sometimes problems in the thyroid can cause pain radiating to the ears, but one would expect tenderness over the thyroid area. It is therefore unlike... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Possible but...: Unlikely if sudden appearance , you might have bled into a nodule/ cyst but even if nodule enlarged it rarely causes difficulty swallowing becau... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Hyperthyroidism: Hyperthyroidism is an over active thyroid which can lead to anxiety eg nervousness as well as exophthalmos or protrusion (proptosis) of eyeball which ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
No: But it should be evaluated and biopsied. Make sure you're on brand name replacement.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Ultrasound first: The first step would be an ultrasound. If a solid nodule is present, surgery is indicated. If it is cystic, you would have a needle aspiration and bio... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
Endocrinology 16 years experience
Thyroid Nodules: Thyroid nodules are very common. About 1 in 3 people develop them in their lifetime. The reason why we care, is that (in general) 5% of them turn ou... Read More

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