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Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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Hi still got a bit of swelling on my throat , I have had my thyroid removed 10 days ago x is this normal please?

Hi still got a bit of swelling on my throat  , I have had my thyroid removed 10 days ago x is this normal please?

Probably OK: Some swelling in the area of the incision is normal for many weeks to months after thyroidectomy. However, if there is any significant redness or tenderness, this can be a sign of infection and needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Can thyroid disease affect your throat?

Can thyroid disease affect your throat?

Maybe: Inflammation of the thyroid can give some patients significant neck/throat symptoms. But generally most thyroid nodules are without symptoms. And most thyroid dysfunction results in general symptoms rather than local symptoms (throat issues). ...Read more

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How can enlarged thyroid with throat tightening or throat spasm be treated

How can enlarged thyroid  with throat  tightening or throat spasm be treated

Goiter: If the thyroid is large it can cause narrowing of the airway and that is an indication for surgery. You should have your thyroid hormone levels checked, if hyper or hypoactive it can be treated. If the hormone level is normal, you should have a cat scan to determine if the gland is narrowing the breathing pipe or trachea. If so surgery may treat your problem. Finally you should look for other causes of shortness of breath including asthma or obstructive sleep apnea. ...Read more

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I have nodules on my thyroid i was wondering is this the cause of why my throat feels dry all the time?

I have nodules on my thyroid i was wondering is this the cause of why my throat feels dry all the time?

No: The nodules will not cause your throat to be dry, but they need to be evaluated and followed by your doctors. ...Read more

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Pain in the front of my neck/throat ? Thyroid?

Pain in the front of my neck/throat ? Thyroid?

Possibly: If the front of your neck is tender to touch you might HAV a form of thyroiditis. See a thyroidologist. ...Read more

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Feels like somethings stuck in my throat, could it be my thyroid?

Feels like somethings stuck in my throat, could it be my thyroid?

Yes: Other common causes of dysphagia ( sense of something stuck in throat ) are allergies with post nasal drip and acid reflux which may occur without heartburn. Thyroid can be evaluated with us and allergies or reflux with over the counter medications from pharmacy. ...Read more

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How are throat and thyroids related? If my throat hurts, does that signal bad thyroid condition?

How are throat and thyroids related? If my throat hurts, does that signal bad thyroid condition?

No: The thyroid (singular) is an endocrine gland responsible for the production of thyroid hormone. It sits on top of the trachea just below the thyroid cartilage (adam's apple). Your throat is above and behind this area... Unrelated to the thyroid. If you have chronic sore throat... You can see your local ENT for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more