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I have hypo thyroidism and I am prone to migraine with lot of throwing up. My temples are mostly swollen and pain ful if I apply pressure, pls help?

I have hypo thyroidism and  I am prone to migraine with lot of throwing up. My temples are mostly swollen and pain ful  if I apply pressure, pls help?

Temporal arteritis: can present with tender blood vessels in the temple. This typically occurs in people older than 60. A blood test called an erythrocyte sedimentation rate is done and will be elevated if there is an inflammatory process involving the temporal arteries. Treatment is with steroids. Scalp tenderness can occur with migraine but is not typically localized to the temple. ...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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Hashimoto thyroidism, HGH bld pressure vitamin d sufficient, excess weight gain, feel tired all the time, would amphetamine boost my energy?

Hashimoto thyroidism, HGH bld pressure vitamin d sufficient, excess weight gain, feel tired all the time, would amphetamine boost my energy?

Yes, but: It would be potentially dangerous and possibly illegal depending upon the source of the amphetamines. Why put something in your body that is harmful and can potentially kill you? Also get off the armour thyroid, which is ground up pig tissue and have your doctor put you on brand name T4 replacement, which is better and safer. ...Read more

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Can thyroid disease affect your throat?

Can thyroid disease affect your throat?

Maybe: Inflammation of the thyroid can give some patients significant neck/throat symptoms. But generally most thyroid nodules are without symptoms. And most thyroid dysfunction results in general symptoms rather than local symptoms (throat issues). ...Read more

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Pain in the front of my neck/throat ? Thyroid?

Pain in the front of my neck/throat ? Thyroid?

Possibly: If the front of your neck is tender to touch you might HAV a form of thyroiditis. See a thyroidologist. ...Read more

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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

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How can enlarged thyroid with throat tightening or throat spasm be treated

How can enlarged thyroid  with throat  tightening or throat spasm be treated

Goiter: If the thyroid is large it can cause narrowing of the airway and that is an indication for surgery. You should have your thyroid hormone levels checked, if hyper or hypoactive it can be treated. If the hormone level is normal, you should have a cat scan to determine if the gland is narrowing the breathing pipe or trachea. If so surgery may treat your problem. Finally you should look for other causes of shortness of breath including asthma or obstructive sleep apnea. ...Read more

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Pressure in middle of throat and collarbone area causing discomfort - should I be concerned?

Yes, be concerned: Otolarygologist or ENT eval is needed to determine cause. There are many reasons for your problems,,some more significant than others. Stop wondering, and make appointment today so you can start treatment to resolve these issues. ...Read more

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I feel pressure in my chest, some pain radiating from my chest into my throat. Should I be concerned?

I feel pressure in my chest, some pain radiating from my chest into my throat. Should I be concerned?

Urgent!: How long is it going on for? Any history of cardiac disease or angina? are you diaphoretic, any nausea, any lightheartedness? Pressure in chest is never good, if it just started or was brought on by exercise , you have to be concerned about a heart attack/problem. If you are concerned please see a doctor/er urgently so that they can evaluate you and get an ECG. ...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?

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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Hi still got a bit of swelling on my throat , I have had my thyroid removed 10 days ago x is this normal please?

Hi still got a bit of swelling on my throat  , I have had my thyroid removed 10 days ago x is this normal please?

Probably OK: Some swelling in the area of the incision is normal for many weeks to months after thyroidectomy. However, if there is any significant redness or tenderness, this can be a sign of infection and needs to be evaluated. ...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