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Can Thyroid Cause Sore Throat
What is cause for 3 week very sore throat/strangled feeling in neck negative for strep, thyroid, herpes, mono?
Next step is a: CT and/or ENT (ear nose throat) consultation. At your age the most common things are tonsil/ adenoids enlargement, thymoma, laryngeal polyp and thrush (fungal infection). Sometimes esophagitis from acid reflux can also cause similar feeling. Hope this helps and thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Hello doc, I have hyperthyroidism and currently on neomercazole but now experiencing a sore throat what could be the cause? I have a fairly visible enlarged thyroid gland
Enlarged goiter: You mention that you have a problem with your thyroid gland. We try to keep they have Inge ...Read more
What can cause constant pain inside the front of my neck? Not like a sore throat, but in the neck.
Several poss. Causes: Thyroid enlargement, muscle spasm, lymph node swelling, vessel problems, etc. If this is a concern, I would recommend you have your primary care doctor look at it asap. If your doctor is an osteopathic physician who can, besides doing all the md assessments, also look at causes such as claviclular locking, rib or hyoid dysfunction which are common causes of such pain, that would be a bonus. ...Read more
Infection: Common viral & bacterial infections as well as some toxin exposures can cause Headaches/neck aches/sore throat.Treatment can be symptomatic - NSAIDS like ibuprofen or naproxen (stay away from aspirin-still a risk for Reyes syndrome, even in adults). If it is severe or lasts more than a few days, definitely consult your doctor.Antibiotic/antiviral treatment may be in order. ...Read more
Does acid reflux cause neck and shoulder tension? Feels like food is stuck, wants to come up and swollen neck. No sore throat.
Yes it can.:
Acid Reflux can cause Heart burn, Stomach irritation after you eat. If this has been untreated for years can lead to scarring of lower part of Esophagus and there by narrowing. Preventing the normal passage of food to stomach. And you can feel food is stuck in chest, throat.
There are other causes for this symptoms too.
I do not know your age.
Get examined by GI for definitive Dx ...Read more
25 y old male. If you have sore throat/cold would that cause lymph nodes in arm pit to enlarge? I thought only neck lymph nodes enlarge with sore throat
A sore throat will cause the lymph glands in the neck to enlarge, but not the axillary or arm pit nodes.
If there is not cut, abrasion, or rash on the arm, then you need to be see your DR.
If you have the cut, abrasion or rash, and the nodes do not go down in two weeks, then you need to be seen. ...Read more
Coughing up yellow/white mucus, sore throat and glands around neck. Been 15 days & not better. What could cause throat to be sore for this long?
Can having a sore throat and fluid in ears cause fibromyalgia pain to feel 100 times worse.? Back of my neck and shoulders feel beat up.
What causes symptoms like a sore jaw, sore throat, phlegm in throat, globus sensation, sore neck?
Infection: Anywhere from the jaw to the throat area. Be examined by you MD or your clinic to pin point the area of infection. All the best. ...Read more
What can cause swollen lymp nodes in neck, a low grade fever, and a sore throat every month for almost a year?
See your doctor: You need a good history and physical. The symptoms you present are nonspecific enough that answers could range from cancer to chronic fatigue. To parasites. Write down your symptoms, the timing and duration, and how they impact your daily life. Bring the list with you. Best wishes. ...Read more
I had a sore throat and runny/stuffy burning nose, my lymph nodes in my neck feel sore when pressed against. Is this okay or a cause for concern?
Sore throat, headaches, sharp pain on back of neck & persistent pain (3/10) at base of left ear only. Recently treated 4 bronchitis. Causes?
New infection: Sounds like you have an upper respiratory infection. An infection of the throat by a virus can cause pain to radiate up into the ear and vise versa. Try taking some ibuprofen, drink lots of fluids and rest. If you develop shortness of breath or high fever then you should see your doctor again. If your throat is red, swollen and has white patches on it, then you should see your doctor. ...Read more
I have a sore throat and my neck is stiff I'm weak in the arms and legs feeling dizzy and coughing and I'm feeling warm what's the cause?
URTI: You are ill and may have strep, other bacterial/viral infection, mycoplasma, retropharyngeal abscess and /obronchitis/pneumonia. Would seek medical attention soon. The stiff neck is concerning, is it just the sides of your shoulders or do you have difficult bending your neck forward? Do you have sensitivity to light? Nausea? headache? if so it is a medical emergency and go to the ER immediately ...Read more
What would cause one of my neck vein/arteries to always stick out of the skin? Male 20 yrs old sore throat/ mucus lately with swollen glands in neck.
If the vein sticking out is long term, that's your normal
Occ neck veins get inflamed due to head and neck infections, but you would then be very sick ...Read more
Its about 1-2 weeks I have sore throat. Have pain when touching on throat. Even when shaving on throat erea. Mabye thyroid. No other sympt. Can be HIV?
Testing: The most appropriate way to alleviate your fears about HIV is to get tested. Most people don't worry about HIV bc of a sore throat. So if that is on your mind get tested. Sore throat can be caused by multiple things. Acute/subacute thyroiditis can definitely cause neck pain on palpation. But you need to be seen to have that evaluated. ...Read more
What could I have if I have thyroid issues and am vomiting, sore throat, hot/sweaty/clammy and exhausted?
I always have sore throat but I had a thyroid in my throat they had drain it but my throat always swelling up sometimes it be hard for me to breath?
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Daughter has constant sore throat. No temp no redness or white patches. Its pain where her thyroid is and up. She gets swabbed there is bacteria. Pain?
Sore throat: May have reflux, food allergies, environmental allergies with post nasal drip or mononucleosis, rarely thyroid disease. Would raise head of bed while sleeping consider trial of antihistamine before bed and /or Zantac/ Prevecid. For reflux. Follow up with allergist, consider thyroid studies including ultrasound ...Read more
Pain when swallowing, tender to touch front of neck (I think around thyroid gland) should I see a dr or is it just sore throat?
Sore throat on left side near collar on and off for weeks. Feels like mucus there. Heart palps randomly in past months. Could it be thyroid?
Subacute: Thyroiditis very likely, see endocrinologistGet a more detailed answer ›
On and off sore throat near collarbone on left side, sometimes dull tooth ache, unsure if related. Feels like mucus there. Could it be thyroid?
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