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Sore throat near chin under jaw? Could this be a thyroid problem? Blood test shows high dhea sulfate (elevated adrenal hormone)?

Sore throat near chin under jaw? Could this be a thyroid problem? Blood test shows high dhea sulfate (elevated adrenal hormone)?

You will need Exam: This problem outlined by your question will need to undergo asap examination by your local internal medical physician. The "sore throat near chin" may be due to a number of diagnoses, and thus does not lend itself to 'diagnostic conjecture' within this forum. (it could be due to inflammed lymph node, inflammed salivary gland, skin infection proper, just to name a few possiblities.). ...Read more

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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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Painful pong sized lump near jaw hinge.Very visible. Very tender. Just appeared. Hard and fixed. No other throat pain. Everything i read about is smal?

Painful pong sized lump near jaw hinge.Very visible. Very tender. Just appeared. Hard and fixed. No other throat pain. Everything i read about is smal?

Could be jaw: If you have a lump like you are talking about it could be the head of the condyle of your lower jawbone. It could have become dislocated and is now poking out. Go see a dentist or oral surgeon to evaluate it. They may take an x-ray to see what is going on and it may just require putting your jaw back in its proper place. ...Read more

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How to tell thyroid pain from tonsil or throat pain? Also, can anxiety/stress/lack of sleep cause thyroid issues?

How to tell thyroid pain from tonsil or throat pain? Also, can anxiety/stress/lack of sleep cause thyroid issues?

Throat pain thyroid: 22 M asks; 1. if thyroid pain from tonsils or throat pain. 2. can anxiety/stress/lack of sleep cause thyroid issues. ANS: 1 thyroid pain not likely form either. Have your Dr. examine you.2. Not likely but talk to your Dr.The stress of starvation will lower thyroid. ...Read more

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My dentist prescribed a night guard recently and now that i wear it, I have had ear stuffiness, jaw, neck, and throat pain. There was no pain before using the guard. What should I do?

My dentist prescribed a night guard recently and now that i wear it, I have had ear stuffiness, jaw, neck, and throat pain. There was no pain before using the guard. What should I do?

Try this: Try to go without wearing the appliance for a couple of nights, if your symptoms remain == contact an otolaryngologist (ear, nose ; throat physician), then it is probably not related to the guard. If they go away, contact your dentist and bring in the guard to have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Have pain and tightness on left side of center of throat, pain in upper L side of Chest and ear pain. Could this be thyroid related?

Have pain and tightness on left side of center of throat, pain in upper L side of Chest and ear pain. Could this be thyroid related?

Yes possibly but: other causes should be explored. Pain in the areas you mention could be referred from structures in the anterior mediastinum (upper front part of chest), esophagus (GERD), heart, or upper lungs. Without a hands-on physical exam, proper history and possibly testing it would be impossible to narrow it down just based on areas of pain. ...Read more

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Dr. William Culviner
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Throat Pain (Definition)

Throat pain is any tenderness or discomfort in the throat. This may be caused by bacterial or viral infections, or any kind of damage to the ...Read more


Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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