Enlargement of the thyroid gland, causing pain in the front of the neck
Muscle and joint aches
- Tenderness at the thyroid gland
- Symptoms of overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism) diarrhea, heat intolerance, nervousness, palpitations, sweating, tremor, weight loss
- Symptoms of too little thyroid hormone (hypothyroidism) -cold intolerance, constipation, fatigue, weight gain
The condition often occurs after a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract, such as mumps and influenza.