A 21-year-old male asked:
can hyperthyroidism cause swelling of the lymph nodes in the neck?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Robert Uyeda answered
44 years experience General Surgery
Probably not.: Causes of enlarged lymph nodes are infection, inflammation, or less likely neoplasm. Hyperthyroidism usually means overactive thyroid gland. If you have persistently enlarged lymph nodes in the neck, you should have a medical evaluation.
Answered on Mar 23, 2016
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