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Thyroid pain is any discomfort or pain that originates from your thyroid gland due to problems and diseases within the thyroid gland. Thyroid tumors or thyroid cancer can cause severe and unbearable pain around the neck or other locations depending on where the cancer has spread to from the gland.

Thyroid cancer begins with the development of an extra mass of cells called “tumor” in the thyroid gland. When abnormal growth of cells begins in an uncontrolled manner within the thyroid gland, it results in thyroid cancer. Approximately, 1.2 percent of all men and women are diagnosed with thyroid cancer.

Thyroid disorders are more common in females compared to men due to the roles of hormones involved. Common symptoms of thyroid cancer in women are – lump in the throat or neck, cough, hoarseness, pain in the throat and neck etc.