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Hi...So I was diagnosed with Hypothyroidism yesterday.
I first presented with symptoms Aug 2015, bloods were ok but I felt restricted in my throat. After an USS in Oct 2015, I was told I had a Multi- Nodular Goiter & didnt really need to be seen again! This worried me so went back to GP & asked to be referred to Endo, this took 8 months! Anyway had bloods repeated which showed TSH of 0.03, have crazy symptoms: heat intolerance, palpatations, brain fog ++, super anxious, jittery & the most horrendous anger issues, which come from nowhere!
My Consultant diagnosed Hyperthyroidism caused by a Toxic Multinodular Thyroid. He initially suggested RAI treatment but my youngest children are 1, 2 & 5, so not an option. He then moved onto a 10mg daily dose of (something beginning with C??). No prescription yet as his receptionist was busy 😒, or surgery to remove part of my thyroid.
Now im not sure what to do...I read that medication rarely helps with a toxic multinodular thyroid & that the side effects can be horrid. I also read that RAI or surgery is better as it may cause me to be Hypothyroid, which is easier to treat?? Surely we would all prefer to have a healthy thyroid rather than a hypo or hyper one - is either one better??
Please can anyone help, I feel like im going abit crazy & would really appreciate it if anybody could share their experience...
Thankyou so much...
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