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,
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 side of the thyroid. ... Hyperthyroidism is a common thyroid problem and it is usually due to the ENTIRE thyroid being over ...
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.
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.
Both a thyroid nodule and a chronic cough are concerning symptoms. I would recommend seeing your primary care physician to deal with both. A thyroid nodule could cause a cough--although this would be rare. Essentially, the thyroid is a gland in the neck that produce a hormone for energy metabolism.
What Are the Symptoms of Thyroid Cancer? Articles On ... A constant cough that is not due to a cold ... Your doctor will do several tests to diagnose the source of the problem and decide on the ...
“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 ...
Diagnostic protocols for chronic cough. The term 'idiopathic' comes from the Greek word idiopatheia and is defined in the Oxford English Dictionary as a 'disease not preceded or occasioned by another, or by any known cause' .In the original description of cough evaluation and management by Irwin and colleagues, idiopathic cough was not described and indeed treatment failure was e...
Chronic cough can also occur with fungal infections of the lung, tuberculosis (TB) infection or lung infection with nontuberculous mycobacterial organisms. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD, a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs, includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Chronic ...
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. Were you able to relieve the cough? What remedies did you find that helped?