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could thyroid problems cause sore throat

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Venis
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Sore throat: Start by trying over the counter medications such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen, or a spray like chloraseptic. None of these should affect your thyroid ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Next step is a: CT and/or ENT (ear nose throat) consultation. At your age the most common things are tonsil/ adenoids enlargement, thymoma, laryngeal polyp and thru ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Enlarged goiter: You mention that you have a problem with your thyroid gland. We try to keep they have Inge
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
13 years experience Family Medicine
Not thyroid: The thyroid is lower, not high under the chin. High dhea-s can indicate polycystic ovarian syndrome, in which the ovaries produce too much male hormon ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Probably not: This is not a sign of hyper or hypothyroidism.
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: ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid: I don't know about inflamed thyroid but hyperthyroidism can cause many symptoms. If you have been so diagnosed you are probably not getting enough an ... Read More
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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not exactly: Anxiety usually causes what is described as a knot in the throat.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Neck: They share the same nerves and sometimes a pinched nerve or arthritis of the neck can cause bad throat pain. If the pain is terrible you should not wa ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Many causes: There are may things that can cause the symptom of a dry throat. Possibilities include dehydration, smoking, food poisoning, allergies, certain medi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
35 years experience Periodontics
Virus?: Maybe you are being attacked by a virus. If so get lots of rest, drink lots of fluids, vit. C and airborne.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Tao
Dr. Linda Tao answered
34 years experience Cardiology
GERD?: common causes include gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), post nasal drip, allergies, abscess, vocal cord or tonsillar issues. Consider seeing a e ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
13 years experience Cardiology
Cough!!: Can cause chronic dry cough, but unlikely to cause sore throat
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, reflux can: Cause significant chest pain. In fact that is the origin of the term heartburn. On the other hand, not all chest pain in people with GERD is GI in ori ... Read More
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
? particular symptom: In general, the more specific your question, the better the answer. Is it pain? Swollen glands? Problem with voice? Swallowing?
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
No: Commonest cause of neck pain excluding injury is osteoarthritis in neck. You have not clarified what symptoms you call " sinus issue".
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Roth
Dr. J. Roth answered
27 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Although gerd most commonly presents with hearburn and regurgitation, some patients will experience pain, difficulty swallowing, and pain with swallow ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Ear, throat: Best to get that checked by your doctor for pharyngitis, tonsillitis, otitis, etc., thru exam of throat & ears. Viral infection possibility if no feve ... Read More
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 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 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sudhir Bansal
74 years experience Endocrinology
Bone pain: Thyroid disease can cause metabolic changes but no pain.
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A 33-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

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