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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

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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When I swallow I feel like there's something stuck in my throat and is sometimes painful. I have done an ultrasound of my thyroid. What could this be?

When I swallow I feel like there's something stuck in my throat and is sometimes painful. I have done an ultrasound of my thyroid. What could this be?

Multiple reasons: Your current symptom could be related to one of the multiple possibilities. Questions u need to ask urself are 1) any difficulty with liquids also or is it just with solids2) weight loss ? 3) chest pain while trying to swallow. 4) history of smoking, heart burn 5) anything that helps , makes u swallow easier. Also if u ever had an endoscopy or not. Most common possibility is schzatki's ring. ...Read more

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I have hypothyroidism and recently have the sensation of something being stuck in my throat constantly, could this be related to my thyroid? Or

I have hypothyroidism and recently have the sensation of something being stuck in my throat constantly, could this be related to my thyroid? Or

It might be: thyroid enlargement, but that is unlikely while you are on replacement. You should NOT, however, be taking Cytomel (liothyronine) which is T3, acts only for several hours, causes excessive thyroid hormone levels, and can't be measured with standard thyroid testing. Use the brand name T4 replacement, such as tirosint, only and make sure your levels are normal. Consider thyroid ultrasound if concerned. ...Read more

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After having a partial removal of thyroid, is it normal to feel a constant lump in ones throat? Maybe even feeling like somethings stuck?

After having a partial removal of thyroid, is it normal to feel a constant lump in ones throat? Maybe even feeling like somethings stuck?

Thyroid removal: You are likely feeling either a remnant of thyroid tissue that is asymmetric now or scar tissue - or both. The sensation of food getting stuck likely reflects scar tissue. To be reassured, your doctor can examine this area with ultrasound. ...Read more

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I feel something in my throat when i swallow--thyroid problem?

Rarely: A thyroid issue is possible but less likely. If it bothers you, have an ENT doctor take a look. ...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?

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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Had biopsy on thyroid lump, it came back ok. Now it seems to b at the front of my throat and when i lay down i feel like i'm being strangled ?

See your doc: If it's the thyroid "lump" that's causing what you're feeling, it might be time to think about surgery. Your doctor should be able to tell you if the thyroid is doing this or something else. ...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