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  1. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi all, Newbie here -both to the forum and thyroid issues- just patiently awaiting my doctor appointment next week to find out if there is anything wrong. I am impatient though so here I am, maybe I'll find information that will be useful? I like to be proactive in my health care so it seemed...
  2. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hello all, I'm happy to have found this forum. :) I'll make my story as short as possible... I was diagnosed with Grave's about a year after my first daughter was born. (14 years ago) The doctors thought it was pregnancy related. They had several suggestions, including radioactive iodine...
  3. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    My daughter is 27 and just received results from a thyroid ultrasound. It shows 2 small (5x5mm) complex nodules in the mid and inferior aspect of right lobe. Shows no worrisome sonographic features. Echotexture-normal, echogenicity-normal, vascularity-normal. Slight increase in size compared...
  4. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hello! 36yo female, new to the discussion boards.. I recently acquired a shiny new goiter, and have yet to narrow down what the cause is. I posted my story in "lab discussions". All of my lab work has come back "within normal limits," and so I am feeling a little frustrated. I found a...
  5. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    Hello! I am new to to this site! I am looking forward to your insightful viewpoints... I am desperately looking for advice... The long story short is that I have goiter, but all labs are coming back "normal".. I have a follow u with my new Naturopath this coming week, but I would like to hear...
  6. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Hello there, so I went an had an U/S done of my thyroid and the person who performed it was a Dr. He told me that my thyroid itself was enlarged, I had 2, 1cm nodules on the left and one 2cm nodule on the right. He also said that I had a lymph node on the left as well. Long story short, I am...
  7. Lab Results Discussion Boards
    Hello again! I finally received the results of the labs I requested and I am just as conflicted with what to do as before. Quick back story of you are unfamiliar: In July 2015 had random tachycardia and palpitations start. Thyroid was tested and results were normal (listed in signature below)...
  8. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Hi, I am trying to help my brother who has a goiter. He had a biopsy and I think it was inconclusive. He lives in New Jersey and I would like to get him a second opinion, and possibly a new doctor. Does anyone have a recommendation on a thyroid specialist, preferably in New Jersey? If not...
  9. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Hi, I have just recently been thinking about a healthier lifestyle. And I know there are some routine checkups I've been putting off. I want to know if I should be concerned about having thyroid issues. Here is why.... When I was approx 15 I developed a painless, pretty symmetrical, goiter. It...
  10. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hello all! Happy to be here. So here is the story, I am 25 female, diagnosed with Hashimotos in Septermber 2014. Found a nodule in November. Started Synthroid in January. And as of this March, my nodule has graduated to be a lovely goiter. It's 3 cm big, can't really see it unless you try...
  11. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi! I'm really glad to find this forum. I've had an enlarged thyroid for about a month now, just on the right side and my voice is getting horse. I've also been having horrible overheating episodes and night sweats. I'm getting an ultrasound tomorrow and I'm pretty nervous. I read that an...
  12. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    I'm a 36 yr old female who has been diagnosed with a hyper functioning nodule. I don't have my lab numbers but I do have the results back from my 6 and 24 uptake scans which reads the following. Six hr uptake calculated at 19% with a normal range of 8 to 20% 24-hr uptake calculated at 20% with...
  13. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Hello everyone! I have some unusual findings. I have been on Lithium for the past three years. My psychiatrist has been doing regular blood tests to monitor my hormone levels as lithium can sometimes mess with those. I have been fine until recently. I was telling my psychiatrist about how I...
  14. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi everyone! I'll do my best not to make this too long, but I do want to start at the beginning. My problems all began right after I had my first baby a little over 13 years ago. It started with weight gain, I went from being a size one to a size 19/20 seemingly over night. My energy levels were...
  15. Thyroid Surgery Discussion Forum
    TT surgery was scheduled for Mar. 24, about 15mins before surgery they had to cxl because they didn't have the proper equipment. Surgery is now Apr. 9 & I am so scared I feel like I'm going to throw up or cry or both. June 2013 at 7months pregnant noticed bump on neck. Had FNA & ultrasound...
  16. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Sorry this is long & if it is confusing. I am so scared & terrified. At 35 & 7months pregnant (June 2013) I noticed a bump on my neck. I didn't notice anything before that. I've had anxiety with depression for years & at times when I swallow it feels like a nervous feeling. My OBGYN...
  17. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi, I started feeling bad about 5-6 weeks ago. I emailed my doctor about my concerns and she had me do some basic blood work. Everything looked fine. I continued to feel worse and worse and made an appointment to see her. When I got to her office she seemed to notice right away that my throat...
  18. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi there! My name is Lauren and I am a 24 year old female with many many issues (I mostly mean health issues :D) I also have a tendency to lurk, but rarely actually post anything anywhere. These issues warranted a post, though! Thank you all for all of the information I've gathered during my...
  19. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hello. Another Newbie here. I've recently been diagnosed with Graves although I'm quite sure I've had either Graves or at least some level of hyperthyroidism for a very long time that has gone undiagnosed and misdiagnosed. That's a long story in itself, but now along with the Graves I have a...
  20. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis (Hashi's Disease) Forum
    Hi, I'm male, I have hashimotos...i've been on synthroid for 12 years now..I can't say i've ever had a single symptom, they accidently found it while looking for something else so maybe its because I was on replacement early enough. anyway, about a year ago I decided to go gluten free because...
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