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swelling under chin thyroid

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Possible: Unfortunately we can't examine you over the internet, so see your doctor.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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No: Thyroid is not normally located under the chin unless you have an ectopic gland from the time your mother was pregnant with you.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
16 years experience Endocrinology
No: The thyroid sits much lower in the neck just above the breast bone. Swelling under the chin could be a lymph node or swollen salivary gland so see yo ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Other than seeing: a doctor, there is nothing much you can do. With such description you need to see a doctor asap, better start with an ENT specialist, or go to ER, bes ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Neck swelling: From your description, this swelling sounds too high to be thyroid, which is more towards the bottom of the neck, but you need to be examined. There ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
See MD: Hi, if the lymph nodes r painful then it's possible that you have some kind of infection, it could be in ur teeth, throat, lung, heart. if not painful ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Salivary gland: Sounds like salivary gland with obstructed duct. See ENT doc for assessment/treatment.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely from enlarged: Lymph node due to your sorethroat but if it gets worse or bigger go see your dr.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Wolfe
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
This : This is excessive swelling and should be seen asap. Typically an expanding hematoma (collection of blood in the wound bed where the thyroid lobe was ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Hawley
24 years experience Family Medicine
Thyroid: I would start by having your doctor recheck your thyroid levels. You may need your meds adjusted. There are also many additional causes for swelling ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
29 years experience Pathology
Thyroid cancer: The vast majority of thyroid cancers present as a painless thyroid mass. Presenting with pain would be rare. Thyroid hormone levels can affect your ... Read More
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