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Thyroid Problems

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What was the treatment for your thyroid problems? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: KB, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: May 09

I have hypothyroidism going on 20 plus years. I was diagnosed due to a goiter of 1.5 cm. I took levothyroxine for years with no problem. Lately, I had the feeling of something stuck in my throat, just above the spot where the collar bones meet. Not painful, but an annoying pressure that is constant. The doctor had me go in for an ultrasound today to look at the size of the thyroid, and see if there are nodes. They will also check the lymph nodes in the area; if swollen I go back for a biopsy. I like that others share on this site; it is a difficult disease at times and support is always helpful. Thank you.

Comment from: jolly, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: July 10

I have had a under-active thyroid for 24 years. I have been feeling terrible for 8 months, but doctors never put it down too my thyroid. It is not a good feeling. I'm always tired. I can't be bothered with anything like housework or going out. I have put on so much weight. My hair is very dry. I'm so snappy and I suffer bad memory loss. My doctor upped my amytriptolene, which helps me to sleep, but doesn't help my problem. I feel like a zombie. I just had my blood results back which are abnormal.

John A. Seibel, MD; Board Certified Internal Medicine with a subspecialty in Endocrinology & Metabolism

REFERENCE:

MescapeReference.com. Thyroid Disease.

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