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Sudden onset of rapid heart beats in throat, pressure in head. Thyroid removal done in the past. Cause?

I have panic attacks so I m not sure if this is related but it doesn t feel like it. My heart all of a sudden starts beating in my throat and I feel a little pressure in my head like it s my blood pressure but I have always had really good blood pressure. I have had my thyroid out years ago and am wondering if it be that.
Asked On : Wed, 13 Feb 2013
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Welcome in H.C.M.
I read your problems and also think on your past medical history of thyroid surgery, as you are having this problem in episodes so it appears to be a medical problem rather than ent. Anyhow in local throat there may be possibility of-
(1) Adehesions pressing the vessels
(2) lymph nodes may get enlarged and pressing the vessels of neck.
To rule out it through examination of throat and chest is must.

With Regards.
Answered: Wed, 13 Feb 2013
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