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Is pain in right side of neck due to cyst in the hyoid bone?

i am very worried about my neck have a cyst in the middle of hyoid bone passed a thyroid ultrasound about 2 years ago and the ent told me not to worry. but today i am. On monday took leaves off the ground with a sweater and neck uncovered and caught a sore throat and pain on right side of neck and since then i don t know whats happening.
Mon, 7 Dec 2015
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Hi Dear,

Welcome to HCM.

Understanding your concern. As per your query you have pain in right side of neck due to cyst in the hyoid bone . Well there can be many reasons for symptoms you mention in query like tonsillitis , strep throat , viral pharyngitis or thyroglossal cyst . I would suggest you to consult ENT specialist again for proper examination . Doctor may order , ultrasound , CT scan , MRI and laryngoscopy will also help to rule ot other conditions . Doctor may recommend Complete resection of the cyst and duct up to the foramen caecum , perform Sistrunk procedure which include includes resection of the middle third of the hyoid bone . Doctor may also prescribe anti bacterial or anti viral in case of strep throat or viral pharyngitis .

Hope your concern has been resolved.

Get Well Soon.
Best Wishes,
Dr. Harry Maheshwari
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Is pain in right side of neck due to cyst in the hyoid bone?

Hi Dear, Welcome to HCM. Understanding your concern. As per your query you have pain in right side of neck due to cyst in the hyoid bone . Well there can be many reasons for symptoms you mention in query like tonsillitis , strep throat , viral pharyngitis or thyroglossal cyst . I would suggest you to consult ENT specialist again for proper examination . Doctor may order , ultrasound , CT scan , MRI and laryngoscopy will also help to rule ot other conditions . Doctor may recommend Complete resection of the cyst and duct up to the foramen caecum , perform Sistrunk procedure which include includes resection of the middle third of the hyoid bone . Doctor may also prescribe anti bacterial or anti viral in case of strep throat or viral pharyngitis . Hope your concern has been resolved. Get Well Soon. Best Wishes, Dr. Harry Maheshwari