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How Can A Thyroid Make You Cough
I am down for surgery in the next 2 weeks to have thyroid removed but have a cough started friday will they still do it?
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Euthyroid sick.: There is a condition called euthyroid sick syndrome, wherein a process in another part of the body generates a response by the thyroid, thereby affecting temporarily the hormonal output of the thyroid gland. This could make your thyroid hormone levels appear abnormal on a coincident blood test. May be better to wait until you're feeling better to get that blood test. ...Read more
Review meds with MD: Some of the medications for BP (ACE inhibitors like lisinipril, quinapril, captopril, etc) are known to give dry cough in a small percentage of patients. Do NOT stop meds by yourself without discussing with your MD. Cough also can happen in patients who smoke or with bronchitis/ emphysema or heart failure ...Read more
I had my thyroid leboctomy jst 6 days back.bt i suffer frm dry cough frm dat day n still hav.I hav also asthama prblm and i use asthelin puff.help me ?
Mgt: The dry cough may be a symptom of your asthma. If you have an Albuterol inhaler, two puffs may help to alleviate the cough. If you have allergies and post nasal drip/cough then an anti histamine is indicated. Avoid smoke and allergic triggers until seen by your doctor. You should also let your surgeon know about your symptoms. If there was a malignancy, please have a chest radiograph or CT scan. ...Read more
Not usually. : Thyroid cancer grows outside of the windpipe and therefore almost never causes a productive cough. However, in the extremely rare event that it invades the windpipe this could result in a productive, possibly bloood tinged cough. Other possible causes of a cough could be if the cancer invades the nerve to the vocal cord which helps protect from aspiration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thyroid is fine & I tested for that & have good iron levels. No pain/cough/ short breath/rash/change in weight. Just cold chest last few months?
Allergy....: Possible allergy, TB can be considered if you are exposed/susceptible. ...Read more
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