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can thyroid nodules cause pain in your throat and ears

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
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
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Dr. Daniel Weiss
45 years experience Endocrinology
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
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: If a nodule sustains a hemorrhage or a virus, it will hurt. Pain goes to ear. Look up subacute thyroiditis.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shadi Farzin gohar
18 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
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 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
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
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: But it should be evaluated and biopsied. Make sure you're on brand name replacement.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
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
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
See endocrinologist: Maybe. There are a lot of possibilities. You need thyroid function blood tests. Perhaps an ultrasound with biopsy. This could be simple, or it could ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
15 years experience Endocrinology
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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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
32 years experience Family Medicine
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
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