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  1. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hello! I'm a Newbie - need major help and advice. About 10 months ago I developed a chronic "whooping" like cough, chest tightness, shortness of breath, and wheezing. My GP found a lump on the left side of my neck. Had an ultrasound performed, confirmed 2 cm nodule on the left lower pole that...
  2. Thyroid Surgery Discussion Forum
    Hi guys! So long story short... I had a partial thyroid ectomy on a small nodule on my right side only due to family history of cancer. The surgeon told me it could turn cancerous any day but my choice to remove it. Being 26, that scared me so chose to do the surgery. Everything will be fine...
  3. Thyroid Surgery Discussion Forum
    My surgery is scheduled for 10am tomorrow. I haven't been too nervous until today because I've been on vacation and keeping busy. I'll be staying overnight so I'm trying to get a bag packed right now. I hope I can sleep tonight because the closer it gets, the more worried I'm getting.
  4. Thyroid Surgery Discussion Forum
    The big day is tomorrow and I m sooooo Scared.. Taking out half my thyroid with a benign 3.2 cm nodule on it and they will check it while I m still under for the C word. If needed they will remove the other side. Sorry to post again just really scared about the whole thing. I have no insurance...
  5. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Hey everyone, I'm new to the message board and just came for some support. A little history first. At age 13 my mom had found a small lump on my neck and took me to the doctor. I was then diagnosed with Hyperthyroidism, had a FNA, came back benign with pre-cancerous cells and had a partial...
  6. Thyroid Surgery Discussion Forum
    What a wonderful site to find out information on! I have had surgery scheduled for 7 weeks, but wasn't sure about going through with it. I have had my primary physician & and endo say take it out, and my ear/nose/throat dr & another endo say watch and wait approach. I have had an inconclusive...
  7. Thyroid Surgery Discussion Forum
    I am now 6 weeks post-TT. I understand that it takes time to heal, and I agree that all scars look better with the passage of time, but my problem is all UNDER the skin, not with the scar itself. The incision line is lumpy, thickened with a hard knot about the size of a walnut in the center...
  8. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi everyone! Hoping there are people I can talk to that have gone through what I'm going through and what the outcome is ect. This is how it has been for me over the last 6 weeks. My Dr had discovered a lump in my throat which you can see and feel, why I never noticed I don't know!lol! He...
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