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Question: Strange pain in my throat related to thyroid

 averroes - Sun Nov 11, 2007 10:19 am


I am 21 year-old male. One or two years ago, I had a strange pain in my throat, somewhere I think where the thyroid lies, I'm not a doctor but that's my guess from the picture of thyroid location.

Since then, this pain comes every several weeks, sometimes months and then fades away. It is like a burning pain, a strange sort of pain that sometimes comes strong and I feel a flow of extra Saliva in my mouth.

I am very worried in this regard, I don't have any particular symptom. I am slim in weight since childhood (currently 68 Kg with height of 177 cm).

Please give me all the possible diagenesis.

Thanks a lot.
 Sandy Tracy RN - Tue Jan 22, 2008 12:23 am

User avatar hi averroes,

The symptoms you describe may be caused by several factors. Have you had your thyroid levels checked? Sometimes people with hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) can have transient pain in the thyroid area.

Do you have any problems with reflux? This pain may be caused by Gastroesophogeal reflux disease. Do you suffer from heartburn or indigestion?

These are a few of the possible causes, if symptoms persist I encourage you to see your doctor for a complete evaluation.

Thanks for writing in
Sandy Tracy RN

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