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A.I. Health Assistant Causes for Pain Over the Adam's Apple

The list below shows results from the use of our A.I. Health Assistant by Buoy users who experienced pain over the adam's apple. This list does not constitute medical advice.

  1. 1.Acute Thyroiditis

    Acute thyroiditis is a rare inflammation of the thyroid gland caused by an infection, radiation, medication, or trauma.

    2 weeks - 2 months with treatment

    Rarity:
    Ultra rare
    Top Symptoms:
    sore throat, fever, being severely ill, hoarse voice, pain in the front of the neck
    Symptoms that always occur with acute thyroiditis:
    pain in the front of the neck
    Urgency:
    Hospital emergency room

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  2. 2.Inflammation of the Epiglottis

    Epiglottitis is inflammation of the epiglottis, tissue that covers the trachea (windpipe), which helps prevent coughing or choking after swallowing. It is usually caused by the bacteria H. Influenzae but can also be caused by other bacteria or viruses that cause upper respiratory infections.

    Few hours to days

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    being severely ill, shortness of breath, fever, sore throat, pain with swallowing
    Symptoms that never occur with inflammation of the epiglottis:
    cough
    Urgency:
    Emergency medical service

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Pain Over the Adam's Apple

  • Q.Do you notice your heart beating hard, rapidly, or irregularly (also called palpitations)?
  • Q.Have you ever been told you have a heart valve problem?
  • Q.Have there been changes in your voice?
  • Q.Have you ever had a heart attack?

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Pain Over the Adam's Apple Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced pain over the adam's apple have also experienced:

    • 18% Sore Throat
    • 9% Pain With Swallowing
    • 7% Hoarse Voice
  • People who have experienced pain over the adam's apple had symptoms persist for:

    • 37% Less Than a Week
    • 26% Less Than a Day
    • 18% Over a Month
  • People who have experienced pain over the adam's apple were most often matched with:

    • 53% Inflammation of the Epiglottis
    • 46% Acute Thyroiditis
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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