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Is choking while eating linked with thyroid nodules ?

I am waiting for a thyroid lobectomy as I have a 2.5cm follicular neoplasm. In the last week, I have had two severe choking incidents while swallowing food. Do you think the choking could be because of the nodule?
Asked On : Mon, 11 Apr 2011
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The thyroid nodules if they are present on the posterior surface of thyroid gland and are big enough my produce a pressure on the wind pipe as well as food pipe which might produce choking while engulfing big pieces of food. Try taking small pieces of food and chew them properly.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal

Answered: Mon, 11 Apr 2011
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