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I have recently noticed a knot that came up on the lower

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I have recently noticed a knot that came up on the lower part of my throat. Could this be a swollen lymph node or a thyroid? What do you think it could be?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 8 months ago.

Hi there.
Thank you for your question.
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Expert:  Dr. SH replied 8 months ago.

Do you have a picture that I could have a look at?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
It is hard to see in the picture but I can feel it and its over more on the right of the middle of my throat at the base of my neck
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 8 months ago.

Thank you for your response.

It sounds like a lymph node in the neck.

This does not sound like anything serious or anything to worry about at all whatsoever.

If you have symptoms like fever or sore throat I would recommend using an antibiotic.

I would just keep an eye on it to see if the size and the number of such knots is not increasing.

If the size remains the same and no other lymph nodes pop up I would not worry.

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