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My wife has swelling at the base of her neck where her neck

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My wife has swelling at the base of her neck where her neck and shoulders meet which is quite noticeable. She has been very sore within her neck and shoulders for a number of days but the swelling just started yesterday and is more swollen today. She is also 5 weeks pregnant.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  physician123 replied 1 year ago.

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I am sorry to hear of your wife's discomfort

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Customer: Hello
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Does she have any complaints apart from the swelling and pain ?

Customer: She has had some nausea as well as the typical prenancy symptoms. At least thats what we were thinking they were. Its the swelling that got me concerned.
physician123 :

Does she have any thyroid issues ?

Customer: What does that mean exactly?
physician123 :

Does she have a problem with the thyroid gland ?

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Does she have a fever as well ?

Customer: Hello?
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Are you able to read my response ?

Customer: Oh sorry. Didnt see the last reply. No fever though she has been feeling warm. We have checked and she is 98.6. No thyroid gland problems.
physician123 :

Thank you for the information

physician123 :

The swelling she has does warrant a check .

physician123 :

This can be caused due to thyroid issues and also due to an abscess .

physician123 :

An ultrasound of thyroid gland helps give further information on the same

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An ultrasound and a blood check will help get to the root of this issue

physician123 :

So please do not ignore this and get a check with her doctor and she can schedule her for an ultrasound

physician123 :

THus once these investigations are done then the treatment can be started in accordance with the same

physician123 :

I hope you are getting my point ?

Customer: Sure. Thank you
physician123 :

So please discuss the points I mentioned with her doctor

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I wish you and her all the best and great health

Customer: Is the thyroid glamd at the joint between the neck and shoulders? On the back of the neck?
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Its in the center of the neck

physician123 :

The swelling can at times extend lower down

physician123 :

So please get this excluded as well . The ultrasound will help us know what we are dealing with

Customer: Ok.
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I look forward to your positive feedback

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