... it causes thyroid gland failure. The failure is what causes the symptoms. Hashi's is the most common cause of thyroid failure in industrialized countries, but it isn't the only one. ... (1 replies)
... due to the symptoms, and over the last month she has developed a painful goiter which is sore and makes it difficult to swallow. she also has a family history of Thyroid conditions, her sister had a portion of her thyroid removed due to papillary cancer and a large nodule on her thyroid. ... (1 replies)
... re correct when you say that they cannot always tell if you have cancer or not. Many FNA they are able to tell. A week and a half ago they removed the half of my thyroid with the large single nodule. I had my thyroid removed by an endocrine surgeon who is a rockstar to say the least!! These are the only surgeries she does. ... (1 replies)
... Recently diagnosed with 4 large thyroid nodules. ... (0 replies)
... I would say you do have it. Healthy people might have a trace of thyroid antibodies, but usually not more than a titer of 2 or so. ... (3 replies)
... dimensions. The thyroid isthmus measures up to 4. ... (0 replies)
... About 6 hours post thyroidectomy...very swollen, bruised, and painful. Upon the review of my ultrasound, it was determined that I had 3 large nodules almost 2cm each and my thyroid was about 3 times normal size. ... (1 replies)
... I asked him how concerned I should be over my nodules and the risk of cancer and he said he wasn't that familiar with thyroid cancer and couldn't really say. ... (4 replies)
... I recently had a FNA biopsy on 2 large thyroid nodules. The worst part of it was when they numbed the area. After the numbing I didn't feel a thing. ... (2 replies)
... Hello All... I'm new to this site..but not new to thyroid issues..I had an ultra sound done and in the finding it says ..I have a stable low suspicion nodules in the left lobe of the thyroid gland. It's a mildly hypoechoic predominately solid nodule that measures 0.8 x 0.5 x 0.7cm, previously 0.7 x 0.5 x 0.7 cm. ... (0 replies)
... Try not to get ahead of yourself. Very large nodules, especially 4cm, may simply be a goiter, an enlarged thyroid from hashimotos or thyroid disease...not cancer.....take it one step at a time.... ... (4 replies)
... He then ordered a ultrasound and it showed I had 2 solid nodules on my thyroid. ... (4 replies)
... Thyroid nodules aren't biopsied until they reach 1 cm in size. Yours is too small at this point. Watch and wait is an acceptable plan. ... (4 replies)
... and she wasn't experiencing symptoms other than her doctor being able to detect multiple nodules by touch. ... (4 replies)
... diagnosed with hypothyroidism with multiple nodules. Put on armour thyroid until 2015 when my readings turned hyper. My T's were always normal but TSH never rose, even after a year off armour. ... (0 replies)
... two slightly hypoechoic nodules are present along the posterior aspect of the right thyroid lobe. what does this mean? ... (0 replies)
... I finally got the results back from my FNA biopsy. Non malignant nodular goiter. thank god!
My ent said no surgery right now he would ultrasound again in 6 months.
I kind of wish they would just take it out now, but the ent said the risk/reward right now wasn't worth it.
I still feel tired and generally crappy but am so thankful that it wasn't cancer.
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... Thanks Reece. Your reply has made me feel a little less nervous.
You are right about the internet. Most things medically I have looked up in the past will have cancer as a possibility and I have that anxiety mind set that always makes me think the worse.
My biopsy is scheduled for the 27th. This seems like forever..ugh!
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... anti TG. These will check for Hashimoto disease, an autoimmune thyroid condition, benign, associated with nodules. An endocrine Dr could also do a fine needle biopsy of the nodule to check the cells. ... (4 replies)
... I remember him telling me I didn't have the enzyme that suggested having the actual thyroid disease, just the hormone levels were off. He almost made it seem like it was a temporary problem brought on by stress. ... (1 replies)