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I have just been told I should have a Thyroidectomy. I have a nodule that is slowly growing and have been on Synthroid for over a decade. I go to an ENT but I keep noticing that many go to an endocrinologist.

Any advice on whether I'm going to the right doctor?:confused0003:
 

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Assuming you like your ENT and have a good relationship, I see no reason to change. You can certainly consult with an endocrinologist for a second opinion if you'd like before the surgery...but (assuming surgery is the correct option) unless they are specifically a surgical endocrinologist, they would likely send you back to the ENT for the actual procedure.

Good luck!
 

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gentlebreeze said:
I have just been told I should have a Thyroidectomy. I have a nodule that is slowly growing and have been on Synthroid for over a decade. I go to an ENT but I keep noticing that many go to an endocrinologist.

Any advice on whether I'm going to the right doctor?:confused0003:
Welcome to the board!!!

If you are going to have surgery, ENT is usually the best option. Have they done FNA (fine needle aspiration) on the nodule?

 

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I agree...Endo if you want/need a second opinion, ENT for the surgery.
 
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