... So, fast forward to yesterday, when I finally was able to see my doctor to go over my results. She came in and said, "Yea, your thyroid is underactive," then very briefly squeezed my upper neck, underneath my jaw, and said, "and you have nodules on your thyroid. ... (0 replies)
... Thyroid nodules are very common and also slow growing so the worst case would be removal and life long meds but most nodules are benign. I had one that looked suspicious for cancer but it wasn't. The biopsy is simple and painless. ... (1 replies)
... I mean I know I have lot of nodules but the they aren't bothering me, the biopsies show they are fine. It seems to be quite drastic to just take it out with no real reason to. ... (5 replies)
... nodules r usually quite normal. My dad removed his thyroid 10 yrs ago due to cancer so she decided to take a sample to cover all grounds. ... (4 replies)
... nodules, and a "multinodular goiter" an enlarged lumpy bumpy thyroid which is usually from thyroid disease. Are you on any thyroid hormone like synthroid? ... (4 replies)
... I recently discovered nodules on a CT scan report after tearing my carotid artery last July. I am military and had my PCP send me for an ultrasound because he felt my thyroid was enlarged. ... (4 replies)
... I'm not the expert, but I was diagnosed with Hashi's 2 wks back. Endo didn't need to run the 2 antibodies test, just based on my thyroid bloodwork & ultrasound. She said mine has the classic look of Hashi's, fuzzy irregular shape with multiple nodules.
Started on T4 only for a wk, I said I didn't feel any improvement. So she put me on some extra minute dose of T3 to see if... (1 replies)
... The gland is normal in size and shape. It shows heterogeneous echogenicity but normal vascularity. Few bilateral thyroid nodules are seen. ... (0 replies)
... thanks for the feed back guys. All my blood work is normal, TSH, but in my research the calcifications are concerning. I will let sleeping dogs lie and wait until the 7th. When I dissected my artery no one believed me that I had a stroke at 30, until I went to a hospital where I found my doctor. Said I should have died, glad I didn't listen to anyone :) (4 replies)
... Just came back from the Endo. Didn't even need to do both Antibodies test and she confirmed I have Hashi's. Said from ultrasound my thyroid looks fuzzy instead of clear and sharp. Did a FNA on the largest nodule to send for testing as there seem to be more cell activity than she would like. ... (6 replies)
... anyone have any insight?? (4 replies)
... Your TSH is too high and your FT3 definitely too low plus if you have nodules in both lobes that means your thyroid is having a hard time. I advise you to find a good and competent endocrinologist. ... (6 replies)
... Best advice I can give you is try to see an Endocrinologist. My GP put off ultra sounding my Thyroid for years because the blood work was always "just a bit off" when it was finally done I had a fully calcified nodule the size of a golf ball. ... (6 replies)
... A multinodular goiter is usually from thyroid disease and usually benign. ... (3 replies)
... The doctor didn't like the results and said surgery was required to remove the nodules in her neck. There are 7 in total, the largest being 4x4cm and the smallest around 2x2. He said that there could be a risk of cancer. ... (3 replies)
... TSH is not the best indicator of thyroid function. It is actually a pituitary hormone and merely serves as a messenger to the thyroid to produce or not produce more thyroid hormone. ... (2 replies)
... I am 27 yo female and have just been diagnosed with having a hyperthyroid. As of right now, I don't know if it is due to Grave's disease or nodules as I am going to see my Endo on April first for that information. ... (2 replies)
... I am almost 42 years old and I have always had the symptoms of thyroid issues. My numbers were always "within Range." I went to a Naturalist who said that it is clear and obvious that I have Thyroid, adrenal, and Pituitary issues. ... (5 replies)
I was diagnosed with Hashimotos at age 11. I have had chronic swollen glands since I was a child and when feeling my neck, the doctor noticed I had a goiter. I was prescribed 37.5 mcg of levothyroxine and I have been on that dose for that past eight years, I am now 19.
Just recently I began to notice neck pain in the back of my neck into the... (0 replies)
... Just to add, the radiation dr. who told me that I had the nodules after the ultrasound-said that she didn't see hashimoto. Does that mean that I could still have Hashimoto, but it isn't advanced enough to see in the ultrasound or would that mean that I probably don't have it?
Tara (5 replies)