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lump in throat and thyroid

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be: Any lump could be a tumor, it would have to be looked at to know for sure.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Throat lump: If a careful examination of the mouth, throat and neck reveals no pathology, the sensation of a lump in the throat is often due to anxiety or stress. ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aurea Tomeski
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypothyroidism: Those are some symptoms of hypothyroidism but you need to go to your doctor for blood tests and thyroid ultrasound.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: never ignore unexplained hoarseness or throat pain. 2 months is too long. Make an appointment with an ENT or pCP asap.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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Ask Your Doctor!: You should ask your doctor for the reason, but my guess is this: we are all reluctant to expose anyone to ionizing radiation like x-rays, especially s ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See an ENT: If you have these symptoms, particularly the airway symptom, you should see an ENT. Many possibilities, some serious.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
51 years experience Orthodontics
See ENT: Physician. (S)he'll sort it out.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Underlying pathology: If there is pathology in the neck causing a lump in the throat, then the adjacent muscles may react by going into spasm. See a physician if your symp ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravi Nerella
24 years experience Hospital-based practice
No: If you can breathe without difficulty and are able to swallow without difficulty you are probably not going to have any problems. The swelling is prob ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: Throat symptoms can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other caus ... Read More

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