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I have had a complete thyroidectomy, but have recently exhibited signs of feeling like something is stuck in my throat, a nagging intermittent cough and a pressure on my neck/throat making sleeping on my back impossible. Can a person without a thyroid develop sub-sternal thyroid problems?

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replied April 23rd, 2019
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!
I read your question and I understand your concern.
Yes,its possible. Its usually due to inflammation of pharynx or larynx. Some people usually have anxiety of feeling something in throat for long time.Take antiflammatory and look for the response.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care

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