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Does Thyroid Cause Choking
Possible: It can if it's large enough.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not realy: I do not think any effect.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have been diagnosed with one 7mm cyst on my right lobe of the thyroid gland and one of 9mm on the left lobe. Can this cause dizziness and choking?
Can hyperthyroidism cause inflamed thyroid and cause difficulty swallowing, coughing, and choking sensation?
Yes: Hyperthyroidism can result from inflammation of the thyroid (subacute thyroiditis). There will be pain and swelling of the thyroid that can feel like a sore throat, and cause trouble swallowing. If the thyroid is large enough, you can also have a choking sensation. Treatment for this condition is different than the usual treatment for an overactive thyroid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Enlarged thyroid with nodules, feels like I'm choking when lying down. Keeps getting bigger. What would shrink it?
See ENT/endocrine: Enlarging thyroid nodules may necessitate biopsy or surgical removal of part or all of the thyroid. In patients with hypothyroidism, levothyroxine may help reduce nodule size. Otolaryngologist (ENT) and some general surgeons perform thyroidectomy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have excess phlegm causing choking...I am a diabetic and have several cysts on my thyroid .Some are 4 CM some are 1.7 mm. Is this causing phlegm?
My doctor checked my thyroid and it felt like she was choking me. Was she upset with me over my complaints? Is it normal to press hard on neck?
Unlikely upset: Most likely your doctor was palpating your thyroid for any nodules or enlargement. You always should feel confident in telling your physician any complaints and if the exam is uncomfortable. ...Read more
My husband has had probs swallowing food&water for a while. He is choking and it is scarring me . He has issue w/ thyroid and on meds .Also heartburn?
Prob. swallowing: This should be evaluated right away. Problems swallowing can indicate a serious problem in the throat or esophagus (the muscular tube from the throat to the stomach). Also but less common could be from excessive thyroid enlargement which again could be a serious problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Persistent cough and occasional choking when eating...Could this be thyroid or throat related? Endoscopy and colonoscopy ok. Lungs ok.
Dysphagia: The symptoms you describe are concerning. The endoscopy can only tell you information about the anatomy and not about how the swallowing mechanism is functioning. A swallowing study (modified barium swallow study) may be necessary to figure out what is the problem. A formal swallowing evaluation would be important as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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