Hello to everyone, I have a rather out of the ordinary question. I have had a chronic cough for about 5 years -- sometimes it is worse than other times but it never disappears. I take medicine for acid reflux, but the cough never seems to go away. Sometimes it is accompanied by mucus, but much of the time, it is a dry,
Thyroid Nodule Symptom # 4: A cough that just won't go away. Frequent coughing and a need to keep clearing your throat. Another symptom of thyroid nodules is a chronic cough, a cough that just won't seem to go away. Like the nodules that cause swallowing symptoms, thyroid nodules that cause the patient to cough are almost always on the back ...
I too, have had a chronic cough for several months now. Just recently my doctor found a goiter on my thyroid, and the ultrasound confirmed that my thyroid will have to be removed. I will have to let you know if this cures the problem. Because of the large size of the goiter I feel that it is producing this cough.
Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland at the base of your throat. It’s involved in some very big jobs, like managing your heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, and weight.
The quick answer is that you cough may be caused by hypothyroidism, but a dry nagging cough has many more possible causes which are more likely than hypothyroidism. The typical symptoms of hypothyroidism are cold intolerance, fatigue, hair loss, weight gain, depression, constipation, and low heart rate among others.
“A persistent cough can be due to a thyroid mass pressing on the trachea or the windpipe,” says Tom Thomas, director of head and neck reconstructive surgery and transoral robotic surgery at ...
A chronic cough is a cough that lasts eight weeks or longer in adults, or four weeks in children. A chronic cough is more than just an annoyance. A chronic cough can interrupt your sleep and leave you feeling exhausted. Severe cases of chronic cough can cause vomiting, lightheadedness and even rib fractures.
Persistent cough, like other symptoms, is more frequently caused by a thyroid nodule, and thyroid nodules are usually benign. Lump in Throat. The most common symptom of thyroid cancer is a lump or swelling in the neck. Most patients diagnosed with thyroid cancer typically find out there is a thyroid nodule present.
Research has also found a link between allergic rhinitis and Graves' disease, the leading cause of hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid). Compared to the general population, people with Graves' disease are 42.9% more likely to have chronic or recurrrent allergic rhinitis. 2 Associations between autoimmune thyroid disease and other autoimmune ...
You are the only thyroid resource I have found that mentions chronic cough as a related sympton. I have seen so many specialists over the years and my latest diagnosis “cough variant bronchial asthma” with a half dozen prescriptions to address it.