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  1. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    After my primary Dr felt a slight mass I pointed out (not too big, just sort of a bit of fat to me) Friday, on my yearly checkup , she sent me directly to get an ultrasound and an appointment with an Endocrinologist today. They redid the US and results same: I go for biopsy/FNA tomorrow. Labs...
  2. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi Everyone ... I just had my FNA. They took eight biopsies so hopefully I'll know something soon. I'm a tiny bit sore and have a headache but all in all okay. I'll keep you posted. Last week I posted: Hi Everyone. I'm new to the boards here. Not sure if this is where I should post or not. I...
  3. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    Hi! Hopefully I'm posting this right. I'm new to this forum and hoping for advice from others who have been through similar situations with their thyroid. Obviously I know this is not medical advice but I would appreciate any insight. thanks! I surprisingly found out I have thryoid nodules in...
  4. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hello all, Newbie here. I am currently 6 months postpartum after the birth of my 2nd child and currently breastfeeding. After my 1st was born in 2011, at 6 months PP it was discovered that I had PPT (hyperthyroid phase). My levels were tracked every 4 weeks until 1 year PP, and my levels...
  5. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi everyone, I'm glad to find an active forum lol I am a 38 year old married mum to 4 children I am having thyroid problems like we all are here but unfortunately I have had no real diagnosis yet, which is very frustrating as I display numerous symptoms to hypothyroidism so they sent me for a...
  6. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    Hi everyone, I am new to the forum and was wondering if someone could help me understand my FNA results, The Clinical Notes say Small hypocechoic lesion?beign nodule: exclude malignancy, I'm presuming with is what they are saying why I presented to get the FNA done? then it goes on to say...
  7. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Hello, I was wondering if someone could tell me what Hurthle cells are. I had fna and result was benign but 'numerous Hurthle cells present ' What does that mean? Ent seems to think all is fine. But when I google Hurthle cells, it seems like its not a good thing.
  8. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hello everyone! I am new to this board. I appreciate having the opportunity to join this community. I am male, 46, generally in very good health. I have a single nodule, left lobe, coincidentally discovered during a carotid ultrasound scan (checking for heart disease--happy to report my...
  9. Thyroid Surgery Discussion Forum
    I have an appointment with a surgeon next week at a thyroid clinic but I'm just curious if anyone else has had experience with so many nodules? And if so, will surgery more likely be advised or will they do the FNA biopsies and wait and watch them? And if they do biopsies will they have to do it...
  10. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Thanks to everyone for all of the wonderful information that you have posted on this site. :hugs: I have been looking for more information on thyroid nodules and how long doctors suggest a watch and wait plan. Mine just happened to be found 12 years ago on an mri for something other than...
  11. Thyroid Cancer Survivor Message Boards
    I am seeking opinions from anyone who can offer guidance. I'm a little worried about a recent FNA that I had. I have a large non-palpable solid nodule in the right lobe of my thyroid that was discovered on ultrasound and was referred to an ENT for consult. The ENT ordered an FNA biopsy. Here...
  12. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    After reading lots of helpful information here, I'm confused! I need to have an US guided FNA. 2 suspicious nodules. No other thyroid issues as far as labs are concerned. Throat very sore, hard to swallow. Hurts to touch thyroid area. Question, do I need an ENT for the FNA or and...
  13. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi Everyone, I am a 50 eyar old female with history of thryoid problems. My mother and sister are positive for hypothyroid. Went to my PCP because my throat hurts way down low when I swallow and I have a very sore spot on the front of my neck. He said it was my thyroid and sent me for an...
  14. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    This FNA hurt really bad. The DR went in 6 times in the largest nodule. What I'm confused about is the Dr kept saying she was biopsying the solid nodule that is 1 x 2 cm in size. NO where on my ultrasound does it say I had a solid nodule that big it says a cystic nodule so I was thinking it was...
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  15. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi. I was diagnosed with a nodule by my primary care physician and referred to and ENT. ENT sent me for a ultrasound, which came back inconclusive. In the mean time the blood work from the primary care dr came back with normal TSH levels. ENT sent me back to have a FNA with ultrasound. After...
  16. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi there- Any one have suggestions? Any concerns I should have? I'm newly 48 (haha) & I have three nodules, a smaller on on the right thyroid, a large one (1.7cm) in the isthmus and another 1.6 on the left. The endo is going to do the isthmus one first then the left one in a few weeks. I'm a...
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