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Thyroid Throat Discomfort Nodules
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.
I am being tested for a nodule "outside" the thyroid gland, not "in" it. I have several symptoms for the last 2 years. Throat or thyroid?
Nodule: Could be many different things including ectopic thyroid nodule, parathyroid gland or lymph node. An fna (fine needle aspirate) may be helpful and would allow a pathologist to evaluate cells from this nodule. Best of luck.
Thryroid nodules 1.5cm. Very hypervascular and solid. Fna=susp. Papillary carcinoma. Neck discomfort much increased in weeks time. Cause for alarm?
Dr said I have nodule on left of my throat&both sides of thyroid r goitered. Hard to swallow. Said he doesn't know what's causing it andleft it at that?
Lrge thyroid nodule found on examination/past week been extrmely tired all day even w sleep. Headace, feel like throat always full & presured. Conected?
See endocrinologist: Maybe. There are a lot of possibilities. You need thyroid function blood tests. Perhaps an ultrasound with biopsy. This could be simple, or it could be complicated. Best to see an endocrinologist to sort things out. As a 19 yo woman, odd are in favor of autoimmune thyroid disease (hashimoto's thyroiditis or graves).See 1 more doctor answer
Thyroid nodule is pushing on my throat, coughing, hard to swallow, feels awful. Don't know size yet, but what indications would it be removed?
38 yr male. Thyrodectomy for ptc 2 years. Smoke pot. 7mm nodule on thyroid bed found. Is this related to ptc recurrence or can it be throat cancer?
Either: I'd encourage you to stop smoking; it's just not good for you. Both throat and ptc can spread to the lymph nodes in your central neck, but given your history, ptc seems more likely. A serum thyroglobulin, thyroid scan, and a thyroid needle biopsy can get to the bottom of this.See 1 more doctor answer
I have a 1.4cm nodule on my right lobe. I've been clearing my throat for several days. But I've been spitting out mucus. Is that thyroid related?
No: Small thyroid nodules do not cause any physical pain or sensory changes. Frequent throat clearing is due to a sensation of "globus" usually related to acid reflux or sometimes post nasal drip. Based on the ata 2009 guidelines, this nodule should be evaluated with a fine needle aspiration (biopsy).
Can throat cancer not thyroid cancer spread to thyroid bed? I had thyroid cancer 2 years ago and a follow up ultrasound found 7mm nodule on thy bed.
I have been experiencing a fullness feeling under my chin, almost tightness that does extend down the front of my throat. I have thyroid nodules but feel this might be too high in the throat for them. Going for an u/s scan tomorrow of thyroid to be sure
Thyroid Nodules: Thyroid nodules are very common. About 1 in 3 people develop them in their lifetime. The reason why we care, is that (in general) 5% of them turn out to be malignant. We also worry if they start to grow & put pressure on other structures in the neck, or become autonomous/overactive. An u/s will be helpful to evaluate. You should also discuss with your Dr. About checking TFTs & Thyroid Abs.
Had thyroid us. I felt a constant lump in throat. Have "complex hypoechoic nodule (solid mass) 3.9x1.5x1.1cm (l) & 4.5x1.5x1.4cm (r)." can it be cancer?
Possible: Nodules that size although most often not cancer need to be evaluated further. Bilateral or multiple nodules are more likely to be benign. Next step should be fine needle biopsies (fna). This is just what it sounds like- a small needle placed into the nodule to obtain some cells for pathology. If benign, can leave alone. But if having symptoms simply from size of nodule might still need surgery.See 1 more doctor answer
Ultra sound showed nodule in right thyroid have a tightness in bottom of my throat when swallow feels like shifts left barium swallow=severe reflux?
Thyroid nodule: Talk to your doctor about the need for nodule biopsy, as for reflux, you may need to make some changes in your diet, such as avoiding spicy food, soft drinks, coffee, tomatoes, fatty food etc... And you may need to take a proton pump inhibitor like omeprazole, Lansoprazole or any other one in the market.
Have 1cm hypoechoic, solid, vascular thyroid nodule. Am now having minor difficulty swallowing & feels like something stuck in throat. Next appt is jan 8th, should I wait till then to see dr?
See doctor: Don't wait. Check with your doctor as to your problem.See 1 more doctor answer
Lump in my right throat. TSH, T4 normal, UTZ results: slightly enlarged right thyroid gland with complex cystic & small nodules. Should I be worried?
More No than Yes: The thyroid is a cystic gland controlled by hypothalamus (TSH) via anterior pituitary (TRF) to manufacture & secrete T3+T4. If thyroid cysts coalesce or locally enlarge, then cysts large enough to see via current US technology can be seen. This still indicates something not optimal but it is solid nodules which are far more worrisome &, though less frequent, far more likely to be thyroid cancer.
Small lump in my throat. Did u/s. No thyroid nodule or mass, but right thyroid was 5x1x1.0cw and left 3x0.7x1.2cm. Tsh was 5.270. Is this a concern?
Hypothyroid: Numbers suggest underactive thyroid. Talk to your md.
I have 9mm nodule on thyroid. Is it normal to have sore throat, ear ache, headaches and congestion.?
If you are: Trying to relate this to a 9mm thyroid nodule then you are somewhat off track. A thyroid nodule and what sounds like a self limited upper respiratory tract infection are unrelated conditions.
1.3cm thyroid nodule with multiple punctate calcification, ear pain, lump feeling in throat, cancer chance?
I have 3 nodules on thyroid getting biopsy next week. Currently feeling sandy gritty feeling in throat and chest. What's the cause of that?
You are nervous: About your procedure. Follow the advise of your doctors, FNS or fine needle aspiration is done as simple out patient procedure, needle aspirants then will be analyzed for cancer cells. If you have 3 nodules most likely is a benign multi nodular goiter, and wait for the good report, then your symptoms will disappear
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