Lymph nodes in thyroid

I have been a thyroid patient since 7 years. Recently my throat started to pain so i got a thyroid scan done and found out that there are many lymph nodes present on my thyroid. Are they harmful? what is their cause? what is its treatment?
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Venkat Raghav
Bangalore | General Physician
Hello, lymph nodes are not present with in thyroid ,thyroid is a gland ,lymp node is present around the neck ,what exact problem you have with thyroid gland? Hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism? .Thyroid could have multiple nodules on its surface which is not a good sign especially in males . consult physician with the report.
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