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Thyroid Feels Like A Lump In Esophagus And Windpipe
I have a very small (It's not visible, you have to push down a bit to feel it) lump on the left side of my windpipe below my adams apple. Causes?
Lymph node: This could be a lymph node. Usually lymph nodes become big due to infection and inflammation. If it remains or enlarges, please see a doctor. There are other causes also. Possibly this is a skin "furuncle " which is an infection of the hair follicle/root. Consult a physician if it doesn't go away or enlarges. ...Read more
If your thyroid is enlarged can you feel it pressing into your windpipe? Are there meds to shrink it?
Go to your doctor!: This could be a serious issue. Don't fool around on the internet. Go to your doctor now! ...Read more
There is swelling on the right side of my neck, next to my windpipe and near the base of my neck. It feels firm. I lack cold symptoms, what is it?
A few possibilities: An isolated, asymptomatic, firm neck mass is honestly somewhat concerning... This could be a thyroid mass, lymph node, or normal structure that you are just now noticing. It is statistically likely to be benign, but it is very important to get this checked out (could start with primary doctor or ent), especially if you are a smoker. ...Read more
Is this accurate 4 chk heart rate? Index & third fingers on ur neck 2 the side of ur windpipe.Count the # of beats in 15 seconds, then multiply by 4.
I have pain right front side of my neck for a week hurts right side of my windpipe doesn't hurt to swallow just very painful to touch feels swollen?
Pain in throat ~: Hello ~ go and see your DOC asap because it sounds as if your thyroid is swollen and so it may be a thyroid mass/lump or you may have thyroiditis. See a doc please thanks ...Read more
What can cause anterior neck pain that comes and goes? Occurs on both sides of windpipe, near carotid arteries. Been happening for 6 months.
See doc: There is no way to tell what the problem may be without a direct inspection and examination of the area involved. If this has been present for 6 months, it is high time you consult your doctor. ...Read more
Hi I'm 17, I woke up this morning with pain in the front of my neck like 2 inches under my chin right in front of my windpipe and it hurts.
Give it time. : As long as you don't have trouble breathing, speaking or swallowing you should heal fine, especially if this is a new event for you & it clears within a few hours. ...Read more
Got into fight. Was in a choke hold. Extremely soar throat/neck area. Hurts to touch, swallow, and move up and down. Bruised windpipe or more serious?
Potentially serious.: You should have this checked out today, in the emergency room. This could be very serious! ...Read more
I have been having this pain in my esophagus where it meets my chest. It feels like something is stuck. Like a lump or something I have been having this pain in my esophagus where it meets my chest. It feels like something is stuck. Like a lump or somethi
Yes, : Yes, you should get this checked out. The only way to determine the cause is a thorough evaluation. ...Read more