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discomfort in throat

Please can you help my spouse has had discomfort in his throat ,swelling,and problems swollowing .he has had 2 courses from anti-biotics with no help pain persists,blood tests have been done showing no problems,he has been advised a cat scan is this the next step.
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Thyroid problems can cause problems with swallowing, breathing and discomfort if the thyroid is goiterous or larger nodules, pressing on the trachea/esophagus.  

Has he been tested for thyroid problems?  (ie: and ultrasound and blood tests?)
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