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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Probably OK: Some swelling in the area of the incision is normal for many weeks to months after thyroidectomy. However, if there is any significant redness or ten ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bhavin Patel
24 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many factors: Many factors can cause swelling of the throat, mainly ingestional agents, such as foods, medications, vitamins, supplements. There are also disease p ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends: Chronic tonsillitis, throat or laryngeal ulcer, cancer, viral illness. If not better in two weeks then see ent.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Sea food allergy: You may have sea food allergy. Seafood, common in the U.S. Diet, includes fish (cod, salmon and tuna, for example), and shellfish (shrimp, crab and l ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Viral infection: I sounds like a virus. It should get better.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Those symptom have nothing to do with your thyroid.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor!: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including ex ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Assess: Are you able to hold in your own saliva. Can you breathe. If yes, you are okay. If either seems compromised, go see a doc or go to er.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Could be related.: Often during a cold our throats get irritated and sometimes swollen. For sore throats, i first like to recommend warm salt-water gargles and over the ... Read More
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