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Everywhere I have read that there are really no symptoms of thyroid cancer. Anecdotally, though, I read how people felt a common list of complaints, most similar to those of hypothyroidism. I certainly have felt like crap for a couple of years: hair loss, brittle nails, dry skin, pain all over, and increasing, debilitating exhaustion. These were surely a symptom of something.
 

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Oh, h-e-double-L. I had symptoms. My voice hurt for a couple of years. My throat felt crowded. And looking back, I thought it was completely normal to be visiting with my in-laws and sneak off to a bedroom for a nap. As in...I simply could not stay awake to actually visit with them. That should have been embarrassing, but I really had no choice, so it felt completely normal. I think.

Anyway...that was 5 years ago, and I haven't taken a nap at anyone else's house since. :)
 

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I think usually the thinking is that the thyroid cancer itself is symptom-less, but that thyroid dysfunction usually associated with Hashi's or Graves, which often goes hand in hand with cancer DOES cause symptoms.
 
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