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Newton Grove, NC
A 42-year-old female asked:

I had radioactive iodine4 yrs ago for graves' disease & for 3 days my thyroid hurts really bad when i turn my neck or swallow. no sore throat. help?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 59 years experience
Unclear question.: You had "thyroid " pain for 3 days after RAI treatment 4 years ago and now you have problem with throat pain when you turn your neck or swallow? I think it is time for you to consult an ENT to find out what may be wrong with your throat. I also wonder if you have a cervical spine problem but can't tell for sure based on your history. Make sure there's nothing wrong with your throat 1st.
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Last updated Jul 22, 2014

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