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I have a lump on the right side of my windpipe which is painful when I yawn or swallow. Can an online doctor help me ?

i am a 23 year old female and i have a lump on the right hand side of my windpipe just above my collar bone it s about the size of a marble. it moves up and down when i swallow. it is quite painful when i yawn, swallow and turn my head . it is also painful to touch.
Asked On : Thu, 16 Jun 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
You should consult surgeon,he will examine & investigate & guide you properly,.
Answered: Thu, 16 Jun 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Mohammed Tauseef's  Response
Hi Robert, Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum.
Your History Suggest it to be a Thyroid Swelling. You need to get yourself examined by a General Surgeon, so that he can examine you and Suggest, few Blood and Urine tests and Ultrasound of Neck if necessary to confirm it.
Kindly do not delay, visit a Surgeon at the earliest.

Hope i have answered your Query, I Will be available for your Follow up Queries.

Wish you Good Health.
Answered: Thu, 16 Jun 2011
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i visited doctor yesterday and he said if it is there in a couple of weeks i should go back?
Answered: Thu, 16 Jun 2011
Anesthesiologist Dr. Neetika Soni's  Response
hi robert,
welcome to health care magic,
the swelling is definitely arising from the thyroid gland but the exact pathology identity needs examination and an ultrasound along with thyroid function you should consult a surgeon at the earliest.
Answered: Fri, 17 Jun 2011
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