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Would Tracheabronchiomalacia cause shortness of breath upon exertion and difficulty swallowing?

Would Tracheabronchiomalacia cause shortness of breath upon exertion and difficulty swallowing?

Tracheomalacia: Tracheomalacia (from trachea and Greek ???????, softening) is a condition characterized by flaccidity of the tracheal support cartilage which leads to tracheal collapse especially when increased airflow is demanded. The trachea normally dilates slightly during inspiration and narrows slightly during expiration. These processes are exaggerated in tracheomalacia, leading to airway collapse . REwiki ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more


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Since Botox does not cause hyperthyroidism and difficulty swallowing then why was I diagnosed and developed with this condition? Why did it happen?

Since Botox does not cause hyperthyroidism and difficulty swallowing then why was I diagnosed and developed with this condition? Why did it happen?

Illogical question: Hi. You said it (correctly); Botox and hyperthyroidism are not related. Is can just as easily and accurately be said that Botox does not PREVENT hyperthyroidism. There are several causes of hyperthyroidism, most likely Graves' disease (autoimmune), subacute thyroiditis (self limited course of hyperthyroidism), and a benign hyperfunctioning tumor (not so common). None are related to Botox. ...Read more

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Can hyperthyroidism alone cause difficulty swallowing? Swallowing not painful, I just feel the food when I swallow. I need to consciously swallow

Can hyperthyroidism alone cause difficulty swallowing? Swallowing not painful, I just feel the food when I swallow. I need to consciously swallow

Dysphagia: No. Hyperthyroidism alone will not cause difficulty swallowing, although you are not describing any difficulty, just awareness which is most likely due to anxiety. You have given us no information about yourself, not even your age, let alone medical, social or psychiatric history making it impossible to offer you a relevant response. ...Read more

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I saw an ENT and he said that my thyroid cyst is to small to cause difficulty swallowing. Can hyperthyroidism cause swallowing difficulty?

I saw an ENT and he said that my thyroid cyst is to small to cause difficulty swallowing. Can hyperthyroidism cause swallowing difficulty?

Swallowing: Hyperthyroidism can cause any number of symptoms but why did the ENT doctor not pay attention to your swallowing difficulty? Ask your primary doctor to refer you to someone else for an evaluation of your swallowing problem. ...Read more

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Gave birth last month & now i feel like my hyperthyroidism is back. Anxiety, difficulty swallowing, can't sleep. Y didn't I have it while pregnant?

Gave birth last month & now i feel like my hyperthyroidism is back. Anxiety,  difficulty swallowing, can't sleep. Y didn't I have it while pregnant?

Possible: Thyroid hormone is needed for metabolic activity of all cells of body , during pregnancy you need more energy and more hormone than now , see your doctor for tests and treatment. ...Read more

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Does hyperthyroid and a tiny thyroid nodular cyst cause difficulty swallowing?

Does hyperthyroid and a tiny thyroid nodular cyst cause difficulty swallowing?

Swallowing.: If you are hyperthyroid your doctor who diagnosed that should be treating you for it. A tiny thyroid nodular cyst should not cause difficulty swallowing. You should probably have your doctor refer you to an Ear, Nose, and Throat specialist. ...Read more

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Can hyperthyroidism cause inflamed thyroid and cause difficulty swallowing, coughing, and choking sensation?

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 more

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At first I thought it was the Botox that caused difficulty swallowing but my doctor did a thyroid blood test and says it's hyperthyroid. ?

At first I thought it was the Botox that caused difficulty swallowing but my doctor did a thyroid blood test and says it's hyperthyroid. ?

Ok: Hyperthyroid can be treated in different ways and hopefully once taken care of, your swallowing issues will improve. Follow-up with your Doctor to get the thyroid treated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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PAIN ON LEFT CHEST WITH LITTLE INFLAMMATION. TINGLING SENSATION ALL OVER MY BODY. SOMETIMES DIFFICULTY SWALLOWING SALIVA. BACK PAIN . Hyperthyroidism?

PAIN ON LEFT CHEST WITH LITTLE INFLAMMATION. TINGLING SENSATION ALL OVER MY BODY. SOMETIMES DIFFICULTY SWALLOWING SALIVA. BACK PAIN . Hyperthyroidism?

All over: your symptoms are all aver the map and all over the body. something will be hard to guess or even suggest anything. please go and see your doctor you are not going to have any answer on line that will actually help. good luck ...Read more

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I have hyperthyroid plus a nodule cyst. I still have difficulty swallowing. I'm going to see an endocrinologist. Do you think I might need surgery?

I have hyperthyroid plus a nodule cyst. I still have difficulty swallowing. I'm going to see an endocrinologist. Do you think I might need surgery?

Wait your doctor: will explain to you , unusual , thyroid nodule that will cause difficulty in swallowing , even huge goiters will not , but some times possible surgery done for malignancy , most likely your doctor will aspirate the cyst test for malignant cells ( FNA biopsy ) and treat you with medications , look for other causes for your swallowing problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more


Dr. Marlis Gonzalez-Fernandez
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Swallowing Disorder (Definition)

Swallowing disorders are conditions where it is difficult for a person to move food or water from their mouth, through their esophagus, ...Read more