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does thyroid problems cause swelling under chin?

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Dr. Terri Washington
Endocrinology 16 years experience
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 your doctor for eval.

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Last updated Jun 1, 2017

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