... Extreme pain, swelling in left side of neck and now right side, worse with exertion. ... (4 replies)
... I've never personally dealt with goiter, nodules, or thyroid surgery... So don't place a high value on my opinion. I have read quite a lot on the subject, though.
Your nodule is very large. A biopsy on a nodule that size could never be 100% conclusive... Although the chances of it being cancer are very low.
If it were me, I would want the rest of the gland removed.... (3 replies)
... up biopsy in 9 months. With the unexplained symptoms, we decided to go ahead and do a left lobectomy to make sure there wasn't anything surprising. ... (0 replies)
... It helps to sleep slightly propped up. My neck is very sore, on day 4, along the sides and under my chin. My throat is mimicking a very sore throat. I also feel like I have to clear my throat alot. ... (5 replies)
I'm so sorry you're going through this, and you're right, getting old just plain stinks! :)
Having been in a similar situation and ultimately having a total thyroidectomy (TT), I would definitely have the biopsy. Some say it's painful, but in my case, it really wasn't. I had no sedation and was only slightly uncomfortable, but we're all different. One thing to keep... (2 replies)
... it looks kike there may be more in store. I am still freaked how this all came up by just having a lymph node in my neck checked. I will post after body scan. ... (6 replies)
... side of my thyroid. A blood test confirmed that all of my levels are fine, but the size of the mass led my endocrinologist to recommend a FNA biopsy. I had the biopsy two and a half weeks ago with no complications and very little discomfort and pain afterwards. ... (0 replies)
... Thank you so much for your reply, is it better to go to a ent/surgeon that specializes in thyroid cancer or do you go to a oncologist?
I have to call my Endocrinologist in the morning I guess to see who he recommends.. I do not think I will go back to him (my endo) after the surgery, I'd like to find a new one
Since I have been having pressure, weird feeling in my neck,... (3 replies)
... I am 45 yr old female, 3 years ago, they found a lump in my neck, was sent for a ultrasound and nuc med testing. They found 2 cold nodules on the right lobe. there was a predominantly solid nodule in the lower pole 14x9x13mm a 2nd predominantly solid in the medial lower pole 13x12x13mm in rhw uppwe polw, rhwew ia 5X4X6mm complex nodule. on the left, an isoechoic to slightly... (3 replies)
... Looks like thyroid nodule, not cancer, that's degenerating, basically forming a cyst.
'degenerated hemosiderin-laden macrophages', these are white blood cells that clean up old blood. Probably you had recent bleeding into the cystic part of your nodule and maybe why you have the choking feeling. Though your nodule is small, there are nerves all over the place in your neck.... (5 replies)
... Dr says my thyroid levels are normal, even though I am tired, thinning hair, dry skin, palpitations and the feeling in my neck that someone is choking me. ... (5 replies)
... I am at my family docter tomorrow and will ask for any results from bloods and biopsy and will definately post them on here. ... (7 replies)
... msdds1, i am going for a ultrasound this week, iv had a biopsy and blood tests. Apparently my blood tests came back normal. ... (7 replies)
... Over the years it became inlarged and then the 2nd thyroid gland followed the same attern. I too have this lump and neck pain on my cartlidge on the left side of my neck, none of my doctors hane any idea what it might be. ... (7 replies)
... I had a biopsy a month ago but wasnt able to get results until after my scan. ... (7 replies)
... You need to get a needle biopsy if this is 3cm either way. ... (1 replies)
... i have a large over 3cm or mm x 3 tumor.waiting fr biopsy results.made me hyper and now contolled with meds.right behing the tumor i feel soreness and tingling. ... (1 replies)
... docrinologist sent me to get a baseline ultrasound of my thyroid and several nodules were found. One was 1.7 cm. I then had to have that nodule biopsied. The biopsy was last Wednesday. ... (0 replies)
... No biopsy either too small. ... (3 replies)
... Hi, can you tell me did they do a biopsy of your cyst? ... (3 replies)