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Please can someone help, I am 29 years old and had an ultrasound of my thyroid in 2012 and the following comments in my report were made:
"Clinical history - lumpiness of neck with mildly enlarged thyroid. Right level 2 and 3 and left level 5 lymphadenopathy."
"US Neck: The thyroid gland is mildly enlarged but no intrinsic abnormality of concern. It is mildly vascular but significance of this uncertain. No significant cervical lymphadenopathy bilaterally down the neck. No discreet mass lesion or region for dysphagia identified. The submandibular glands bilaterally are enlarged as are the sublingual glands with myelohyoid fenestration."
I went back to the doctor on numerous occasions about problems swallowing following the ultrasound but all they kept saying was "the thyroid is fine."
It was only when I went back to the hospital 2 years ago and requested a copy of this report that it turns out my thyroid is not as fine as the doctors thought. So is it possible the doctors did not receive this report?
The right side of my neck is now more swollen than my left and my previous doctor said that the muscles on my right side of my neck are probably more well developed than my left so nothing to worry about. But I can feel lumps in my neck, my thyroid feels swollen, sometimes irritated and during the time of the ultrasound I had a goitre which made my voice hoarse and it was hard for me to swallow food/drink. Now I am starting to feel as if my breathing is slightly obstructed when I breathe in, as if the air I'm breathing in is touching part of my windpipe. Food is also slowly going down my throat after swallowing and I have had some choking fits and times when I've regurgitated food.
I also have pain in the right side of my chest and I can feel lumps under my skin and just under my collarbone. I also have Hashimoto's Thyroiditis and I am taking Levothyroxine. So far my TSH is within range but my endo would say it is not optimal.
Please can anyone help, I am very worried about this and I have a double appointment in which to raise this. Any advice on what to say would be of great help to me. Thank you.
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