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Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders

Also known as Goitre, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Parathyroid Disorders

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  • POSSIBLE THYROID CANCER SYMPTOMS

    Hi, I'm a 62 yo. female that had an ultrasound and US FNA of my thyroid preformed in 2007 due to an accidental discovery of an abnormal thyroid while having an ultrasound preformed on my chest. In comparison to the measurements of the right lobe of my thyroid which were 5.2 x 2.4 x 2.6 cm the findings...

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  • Trying to decipher blood tests

    So I've been having crazy symptoms such as occasional tingling in the extremities, rib cage pain and sensitive to touch, chest pain and sensitive to touch, sharp achey pains in front of thighs, shortness of breath, fatigue, swollen lymph nodes, ear aches, tension headaches, occasional ringing in...

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  • Can someone explain my Labs?

    I have had hypothyroid symptoms following the birth of my 2nd child in 2010 (so for about 7 years).  I am 20 lbs over my "normal" weight.  My hair is shedding badly.  Very tired, allergies and asthma are out of control, getting chronic UTI and kidney infections, diagnosed with...

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  • Hashimoto's

    I was recently diagnosed after a thyroid biopsy with Hashimoto's thyroiditis. What treatment are some of you receiving? 

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  • Thyroid Cancer

    Hi im a 45 year old female i discovered 9 yrs ago a tumor in my neck. Didnt have the money for insurance so I just left it alone. Now nine years later I was experiencing neck pain, sometimes difficulty breathing, and swallowing. Now that I have insurance I had it checked. Just had a biopsy done 3 weeks...

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  • Thyroid Surgery.

    If anyone has dealt with this or know anyone who has I would love if you would share. Im just curious about how the operation goes (its preperations, and after). I have 2 thyroid nodules and they are pretty big and is causing phleghm, voice changes and other stuff. I have no idea if cancer is present...

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  • Thyroid Cyst (w/ solid components)

    Hi! I'm new to these forums and have been humming and hawing whether I should join one of these websites to discuss my situation but I've been putting these symptoms off and blaming my overactive imagination.. after coming across this website I figured it couldn't hurt. I'm mostly here...

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  • Wait for endocrinology

    Hi I have been yo-yoing in and out of A&E with abdominal pain, vomiting and urine frequency. After 3 different curses of antibiotics and a few painful gynae investigations my GP has picked up on 2 blood tests from A&E with calcium levels over 3 and now a high PTH, 4 month wait for endo and I...

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  • thyronine..thyroxine...

    Hi i had a thyroid lobe ectomy last august..had blood tests 3 months after which showed underactive thyroid..dr gave me thyroxine..after 3 weeks of the drug i started to get bad tingling up legs and arm and felt lethargic and tired all the time..went back to gp who then after much disgusion  she...

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  • Thyroid Confusion

    I just came across this site. I have a thyroid nodule which, after FNA, is considered to be suspicious. The Doctor wants to remove half (possibly all) of my thyroid. Thing is, I have had hypothyroid (and sometimes hyperthyroid) symptoms for about 7 years now. I initially thought these symptoms were...

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  • Alternatives to thyroid surgery?

    I have a nodule in my thyroid and recently had a fine needle aspiration which came back indeterminate. They also did an "affirma gene expression", which is some sort of genetic testing of the biospy, and it came back "suspicious". According to my doctor, that means there is a 40%...

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  • Hyperparathyroidism

    My husband has recently been told he has hyperparathyroidism. He has been experiencing a number of symptoms over the last 12-18 months including extreme fatigue, inability to concentrate, dizziness/nausea.chest pains and sleeping difficulties. His quality of life has deteriorated greatly. There is a...

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  • Thyroxine increased

    Had thyroidectomy for cancer in March 2017. Started on .100 . After 3 mos. doc raised to .125. Since then had welt-like sores off and on on head that began as all over head itching. And my hair seems to be coming out every time I comb or rub fingers through head etc. Could this be from increase in med.?

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  • Possible thyroid cancer but no follow up planned

    Hello, I would be grateful for any feedback because I'm quite nervous since my last appointment with my endo.  For 30 years I've been taking thyroid meds for Hashimoto's Thyroiditis and I just saw my endo for a checkup and this time he said my thyroid was enlarged and nodular. He suspects...

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  • Hypothyroidism and tingling

    Hi everyone I would like to know if anyone else is experiencing this too. I'm having tingling in feet, legs, hands and arms. Random swelling in different places. Sometimes arms, chest, sometimes face. Pain at the base of thumb Weakness upper arms and thighs. Strange feeling in tongue. Twitchy...

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  • Thyroid nodule on scan?

    I had a neck ultrasound on a Monday to check a lumpy thing like a boil on the back of neck. It had been there for years and never changed and was assumed a lymph node but got infected and swelled and I had neck swelling too. I had the scan on the Monday afternoon and was told there were no lymph nodes,...

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  • Why does my throat keep swelling?

    I have hashimotos. My antibodies were 1100 so the Dr ordered an ultrasound. It came back as normal with a small thyroid gland. BUT, the front of my neck, just above where the adam's apple is, swells up at different times. I almost always have a slightly sore throat when this happens but the swelling...

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  • Ultra sound results have me worried

    Three years ago when I first found out I was pregnant my doctor ran thyroid blood tests and then an ultra sound. I was never told the results and from then on I was seen by my obgyn who also said nothing to me about these results. I thought nothing of it. Fast forward to recent. Been having issues....

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  • Pms and underactive thyroid

    Hello im interested in hearing if any other ladies when they had or have been newly dealing with underactive thyroid .. how they are dealing with their monthly cycle .... mine is hell every low mood in a split second, every bad headaches intrusive thoughts feeling im not real . I have started on the...

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  • very weak and sleepy after parathyroidectomy

    I had a parathyroid gland removed on Thursday (four days ago). The surgeon was very happy - PTH fell already during the operation and my calcium was normal when they discharged me. I have since developed pins and needles and have been taking calcium supplement. The scar itself doesn't bother me...

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  • Should I seek second opinion

    Hello, I had an ultrasound screening of my thyroid about a little over a month ago. The doctor discover 2 nodules in my thyroid, one on the left lobe which is 8.4 centimeters and the second nodule in the center of the isthmus. The biopsy report came back begni, thank God! But because of the size and...

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  • Missing thyroid and 1 parathyroid-affect pregnancy test?

    Ok, so I could have possibly become pregnant the other day. My cycles have been regular and I had some spotting that could have been considered implantation bleeding (all the dates line up perfectly, ovulation date, possible conception date, date of possible implantation) . I have had sore breasts for...

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  • Thyroid cancer symptoms!?

    Okay so for nearly a year i think, ive had a swollen node under my jaw and the right side of my neck and ear aches constantly! I was diagnosed with hashimotos about 2 years ago but the endocrinologist never offered me an ultrasound. He has now discharged me! Im pretty sure the right side of my neck...

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  • Hashimoto's - looking for general advice/opinions

    Hi everyone! Hoping for a bit of advice. I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's in 2015 and cut out gluten within the first few months - I've been gluten free ever since. The past month or so I've just felt my 'daily function' decreasing - fatigue getting worse, more body aches and pains,...

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  • Weight Gain After Thyroid Removal

    I am due to have my Thyroid removed in the next couple of months and have been told i will be prescribed Thyroxene afterwards. I have recently searched the internet for more info and have repeatedly come across horror stories of people gaining lots of weight. The specialist and surgeon i spoke to did...

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  • "Normal" thyroid results...Not so sure

    Hello Everyone, I could really do with some advice/opinions here.  In a nutshell, My health is a complete and utter mess. Both mentally and physically.  General Anxiety disorder & depression symptoms Hair loss Extreme fatigue ( I have no idea how I managed to finish this university...

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  • Gaining weight after thyroid removal

    I had my thyroid removed a year ago last October weighed 110 since last July I have gained almost 20 lbs. I am very concerned because I haven't changed any of my eating habits. Anyone have this problem and answers?

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  • Hashimoto's with low temps, slow heart, doc not interested

    Sorry this is so long.....I was diagnosed with Hashimotos 10 years ago, with high antibodies and nodular thyroid. I'm on a fairly low dose , 75mcgs of thyhroxine, which has been tweaked many times to try to get T4 and T3 both in range. as various GPs have (or have not been) interested in T3.  But...

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  • Can thyroid problems cause sore throat?

    I have Hashimoto's and I get a sore throat, in one spot only. About 1/2 inch above my collar bone on one side only and in the front only. It comes and goes and when it's present, I''m apt to start losing my voice. Any help is appreciated.

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