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How are throat and thyroids related? If my throat hurts, does that signal bad thyroid condition?
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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: No
The thyroid (singular) is an endocrine gland responsible for the production of thyroid hormone.
It sits on top of the trachea just below the thyroid cartilage (adam's apple). Your throat is above and behind this area... Unrelated to the thyroid. If you have chronic sore throat... You can see your local ENT for an evaluation.

In brief: No
The thyroid (singular) is an endocrine gland responsible for the production of thyroid hormone.
It sits on top of the trachea just below the thyroid cartilage (adam's apple). Your throat is above and behind this area... Unrelated to the thyroid. If you have chronic sore throat... You can see your local ENT for an evaluation.
Dr. Patrick Melder
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Dr. Sudhir Bansal
Thyroid does not have pain fibers and is generally not painful rarely acute inflammation can cause capsule stretch and cause short lasting pain
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
In brief: Not related
They are around your neck but actually very different organs.
Very rarely can very large thyroid goiters cause throat pain. Most likely they are 2 separate processes. See an ENT for throat pain.

In brief: Not related
They are around your neck but actually very different organs.
Very rarely can very large thyroid goiters cause throat pain. Most likely they are 2 separate processes. See an ENT for throat pain.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
In brief: Thyroid disease...
Rarely causes throat pain see ENT md.

In brief: Thyroid disease...
Rarely causes throat pain see ENT md.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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