(Closed) Lump in throat. Normal?

posted 3 years ago in Wellness
Post # 2
299 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

Talk to you doctor and show them your lump.  Is it located near where the Thyroid might be?  (Google pictures) It could be many things.  I’m not trying to worry you, if it in that area.  About 10 % of the population has lumps on their thyroid.  Before you freak, 90% are benign tumors.  Most of the time they don’t affect us at all and are just watched by doctors.

The only reason I know all this is because my doc found a lump in my neck.


Post # 3
217 posts
Helper bee

Sounds like one of your lymph nodes is enlarged or tender due to infection, allergies, or otherwise. I would get it checked out by a Doctor who can palpate it and determine whether it is fixed or moveable, and do further investigations as to what might be going on. I would also get EBV (mononucelosis/glandular fever) tested. Hope you feel better soon!

Post # 4
10651 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2011

Are you feeling the lump in your throat or on your neck?  I get both, one is quite serious.

Post # 5
203 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2017

Definitely get a doctor to check! I have a lymph node that got enlarged once upon a time and just kinda stayed that way, but the only way to know that’s what’s going on (as opposed to something serious) is have your doctor check it and run the appropriate tests.

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