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When is it time to surgically remove the thyroid gland due to multinodular thyroid disease?I have had multinodular thyroid disease for many years. My thyroid gland works perfectly, but I have been monitored by various endocrinologists for years. I take Synthroid to get the nodules in check. However, in January, my tests (an ultrasound and a nuclear medicine scan) showed I now had 6 large fluid filled cold nodules. The Dr assured me they are benign. My Dr. increased my thyroid dosage for 6 months to see if there would be any improvement. I just had another ultrasound prior to my doctor's appt next week & now I have 30-40 nodules. I have some difficulty swallowing, especially at night if I lay on my back, and my neck sometimes hurts. I am I know that the medical people are reluctant to remove a thyroid gland that works, but I am beginning to feel that maybe it is time for the surgery. I am 54 and in good health otherwise. Has anyone else had this situation? Do you think I should discuss this with the endocrinologist and maybe get a 2nd opinion?

My daughter's weight keeps going up, need answers?My daughter has gained like 18 pounds since November. The doctor checked her for a thyroid disorder and found nothing. She eats healthy, not much junk food and no sugary drinks. Any ideas on why she keeps gaining weight, what could be causing it and what can I do. She also walks on the treadmill for 10 min a day, plus plays basket ball and bowls. She is 10 years old.

Could chernoblyl have affedted my daughters thyroid?as I have posted earlier my daughter aged 21 is currently awaiting ultrasound scan and fna biopsy on a calcified nodule which has grown from 8mm to aprox 2 cms{palpated by consultant} at the time of the chernobyl disaster she was 8 months old and we lived in an area of britain badly affected by the fallout and spent her early years playing on the beaches and in fields.does anyone know of any statistical evidence that points to a link, I know there are clusters of lukeamias in the area but havn't heard anything about thyroid cancer.I know that the fact that her age. a single calcified nodule which is growing does put her in a higher risk group.I would appreciate any infomation that anyone has.Thank you in anticipation

Bad results -Thyroid Cancer - Ultra sound?Okay, First had lump in neck, then felt lump in throat. Had ultrasound. They found a nodule on thyroid a little over 1 cm. They are sending me to an endocrinologist. (spelling?) Anyways,. I have the report of ultrasound. IT said the nodule was hypoechoic, only moderately well defined, Microcalcifications within it are suspected and it has central and peripheral flow. I am so upset. I read all of those things point to malignancy.. Please help me

What is a thyroid cancer or Papillary Carcinoma with microfollicular pattern?I was diagnose with Papillary Carcinoma, on my smaller nodule and Nodular Hyperplasia, larger nodule what does that mean?

A question about thyroid nodule?During an ultrasound of my thyroid a small pea-sized "thyroid nodule" was found, but blood tests showed my thyroid is functioning fine. The doctor did not tell me whether it appears to be a 'hot' or 'cold' nodule -- though I read ultrasound can tell that. Anyways I am being sent to the specialist, probably for the needle thing. Can anyone who knows about this give me any insight? My age is 22.

A question about thyroid nodule?During an ultrasound of my thyroid a small pea-sized "thyroid nodule" was found, but blood tests showed my thyroid is functioning fine. The doctor did not tell me whether it appears to be a 'hot' or 'cold' nodule -- though I read ultrasound can tell that. Anyways I am being sent to the specialist, probably for the needle thing. Can anyone who knows about this give me any insight? My age is 22.

Thyroidectomy?I am 39 year old female from Texas. I was told I had a hyperactive thyroid in June of 2006. in Dec of 2006 I noticed a lump in my throat. I went back to my pcp who sent me to an ENT, who sent me to an Endocrinolist. He is send me for another uptake scan. If I have Graves Diesase of a cold nodule he is recommending a Thyroidectomy. My fears are losing my voice or changing. How often do these side effects occur? And please tell me if there WILL be massive wieght gain? my average wieght is 130 at 5'6", currently weighing 118.

Severe Menstrual Pain is killing me.. HELP?Hi,

Thyroid problems...?my mom has been going thru about three weeks of blood work, thyroid ultrasounds, and other test. She was recently told to go to a glad specialist, and they refused to see her, and said she has "class b" we have no idea what this means and she is going to a hershey -penn state medical center here in a few weeks and back to the local doctor,

What causes one person to urinate more than another?My friends and I are pretty much the same in height/weight. We ran a test by drinking 2.5 liters of water each, in a 24 hour period; no caffeine, similar amounts of food, no exercise.

Can someone explain to me whey I am having problems losing weight?I have hypothyroidism and on a small dose of synthroid. I have been watching my diet, practically a vegetarian, and excersing. I have nodules on my thyroid which are being monitored because they can turn cancerous. Anyway, I am not sure if my thyroid is my problem or my matabolism is just slowing down after 2 babies in the past 3 years, and I am 37.

What is the treatment of choice for papillary carcinoma thyroid discovered in a hemi thyroidectomy specimen?We operated on a patient whose FNAC was a colloid nodule.. She was a case of Solitary Thyroid nodule.. Hemithyroidectomy was the procedure done... The biopsy report came back as PAPILLARY CARCINOMA THYROID without extra thyroid spread.. What is the next step...To perform a completion Thyroidectomy or Radioablation?

Can someone explain this?I've been having these symptoms and am thinking either a thyroid disorder or anemia. What else could it be? I'm a 17 year old girl if that helps. I know I should just go to the doctor, but my mom wont get me an appt. unless I can find a feasible reason as to why I should go.

What's a good and witty comeback...?to say when some low life makes fun of you for being overweight? Please no negative or hurtful comments to me about my weight. I have a thyroid disorder, which makes it really hard to lose weight. Thanks everyone!

Chemistry Matching HW!!!!!!!?Match the descriptions with the names and symbol/formula of a Group 7A(17) element/compound below. One answer is used more than once.

I went to the doctor today......?She told me that my thyroid level was very low.....What does this mean? Does this mean that my thyroid is underactive or overactive.....hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidsm ? I just don't understand. She said she felt a nodule on one side of my throat. I have to have a thyroid ultrasound. What does all this mean?

Speeding your metabolism through thyroid pills?Some people are natuarally fat even if they eat so healthy because their thyroid is disordered which screws up their metabolism. I know that there are pills out there that speeds up these peoples metabolism by doing something to the thyroid.

Extreme weight gain over past 3-5 months.Many tests.No answers?I am 35 years old in fairly good health, however in the last 3-5 months I have gained 35 pounds.Eating less now than ever in my life. I have thyroid nodules however my thyroid tests have all come out normal1.3 .I have also had perimenopause and pitutary gland tests also normal.I am not pregnant,and my blood sugar is good.if any one has any clue of what may be happening or anything that may help,please help me out .I also have back problems(2 previous surgeries) and this is causing real problems for me physically as well as emotionally.Thank you

Speeding your metabolism through thyroid pills?Some people are natuarally fat even if they eat so healthy because their thyroid is disordered which screws up their metabolism. I know that there are pills out there that speeds up these peoples metabolism by doing something to the thyroid.

What is insipiens diabeties?insipiens diabeties do to thyroid disorder

Recently a nodule of 8 mm has been found on my left breast, it is also painful...,.I had a scan, any advice?Some of the 'experts' have said to leave it alone, but others have said it should be investigated, a similiar size one was seen on my right breast on the IRM. It's painful enough to wake me up at night. I also have nodules at the moment on my thyroid which have to be removed.

Severe Menstrual Pain is killing me.. HELP?Hi,

What could cause me to be late?Okay, I have an IUD and normally I'll skip a month but it's never been more than 2 months that I go without my period. I've taken numerous pregnancy tests so I know that's not it. I've had multiple symptoms for hypo thyroid disorder so I'm wondering if that could cause a period not to come. I have an appointment next week with my doctor to find out the cause but I'm looking for information ahead of time. I'm 4 months late now. Could it be stress or s hypothyroid disorder? Thank you in advance.

Can a thyroid disorder make you nauseous?hypothyroid I am often nauseous

Recently a nodule of 8 mm has been found on my left breast, it is also painful...,.I had a scan, any advice?Some of the 'experts' have said to leave it alone, but others have said it should be investigated, a similiar size one was seen on my right breast on the IRM. It's painful enough to wake me up at night. I also have nodules at the moment on my thyroid which have to be removed.

I need Help. please!?1.) A person having normal thyroid function, the rate at which TSH and thyroid hormones are secreted remains within a normal range concentration. In some people, the immune system begins to produce large amounts of an abnormal substance that functions like TSH secretion and the rate of thyroid hormone secretion. WHAT IS ONE NAME for a disorder like this? Explain

Is Dr. Jeffrey Lieblich--Endocrinologist... good doctor?I have just been referred to a Dr. Jeffrey Lieblich, an endocrinologist, in Libertyville IL & Highland Park, IL. by my internist because of a thyroid disorder. Has anyone been to him? What is your experience?

Can someone explain to me whey I am having problems losing weight?I have hypothyroidism and on a small dose of synthroid. I have been watching my diet, practically a vegetarian, and excersing. I have nodules on my thyroid which are being monitored because they can turn cancerous. Anyway, I am not sure if my thyroid is my problem or my matabolism is just slowing down after 2 babies in the past 3 years, and I am 37.

How to help someone with thyriod and anxiety disorder?My father is suffering from thyroid and anxiety disorder. To make things worse, he is partially blinded. My family is trying our best to help him - giving him the support and attention, talking and listening to him, but it seems like it is not working at all. He has this gambling habit as he want to pay the family's debts (but we could not afford the money for him to gamble so sometimes he would borrow from others to gamble). He is also very isolated because he is adopted and his foster parents always emotionally abused him so he had been struggling to survive since young. This caused him to accumulate all the hatred and thus, small issues that we talk to him now will make him extremely agitated and angry. Now that we are poor, a lot of relatives avoided my family and especially my father. We tried a few counselors but all are unsuccessful in treating him. We also try to find some part time jobs for him but he did not want to work. I am really lost and hope someone will help me out.

Why am I tired all of the time?I get plenty of rest, average about 7 hours per night...I eat well, lots of fruits, veggies and I eat more wild game and fresh fish in place of store bought beef.....I hate to drink water, does this have anything to do with it? I have also been told I have thyroid nodules, I had them tested and they arent cancer....I am tired of being tierd all the time...I NEED HELP!

What are the disorders associated with the thyroid gland?WHAT IS HYPERTHYROIDISM?

Vertigo and migraine plus thyroid nodules?I've had migraine and vertigo for the last 15 months, had a MRI as they thought it was a brain tumour, clear. Been to vertigo 'school', no relief, specialist has stopped as it makes it worse. At the same time the docs found I have 7 nodules on my thyroid which all are going to be taken out.......anyone any ideas ?

Thyroid nodule?I just found out I have a hot toxic nodule on my thyroid ,,,does anyone know anything about this . does this mean it is cancer

Weight loss with thyroid problem?I have been trying to lose weight for a while now. Im going to the gym 6-7days a week, jogging on the tred mill, using a stationary bike, and weight training but cant seem to lose weight. And I have also been eating healthy. I have an nodule (lump) on my thyroid, but I thought all this hard work would help to atleast shed a pound but nothing! Im 20 years old and 175lbs, 5'4''- and my doctors tells me I should be 130lbs. Does anyone have any advice?

Can my remaining thyroid be stimulated to work without medicine after half has been surgically removed?Half of my thyroid was taken out to remove a benign nodule which had made me hyperthyroid. It has been six weeks since the surgery. My TSH level is now at 9 (hypothyroid) and I'm supposed to start taking Synthroid. I was hoping the remaining half of my thyroid would start to work so that I could avoid taking medication. Has anyone had luck with this? What steps did you take?

Do you think I am abnormal?A good friend of mine found out that I am taking Apple Cider Vinegar pills, Trimspa, a multivitamin, CoQ10, B12, and Ginseng on top of my regular thyroid medication. She also found out that I go to pro-ana sites for tips on weight-loss.

Does any body suffer from a thyroid disorder?how did u find out and what r the symptoms?

Is my marriage doomed to failure or it has the possibiliy of being succesful?I married without being in love. I didnt took this decision lightly.

Is it ok to take Hydroxycut if I am taking synthroyd for a thyroid disorder.?I just spend 18.00 on a bottle and dont want to waste them is it ok to take.

Do I have a complusive eating disorder?I'm seriously worried about my eating habits. I can't stop eating. I always feel hungry. I know that it is linked to emotional, I eat chocolate and nice food to make myself happy because nothing else does but I don't know how to stop it. Does anyone have any advice for a way to stop my chocolate cravings? something I can do to distract myself. It's driving me mad. The thing is I am gaining more weight than I should be too because I get a lot of exercise, I have been tested for thyroid but awaiting the results. I feel so fat and hideous but that makes me depressed so I eat. Any advice would be so welcome.

I have been told I have thyroid reading of 6.6 and now I have a 1/2 cm nodule on thyroid. should I be worriednormal reading is somewhere around .35 to 5.5.

Can a thyroid disorder make you nauseous?hypothyroid I am often nauseous

What do you do for restless leg syndrome and periodic limb movement disorder. Also have Fibromyalgia.?I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia 11 years ago. Prior to that I was diagnosed with Hashmotos hypothyroidism, an auto-immune disease attacking the thyroid. 3 years ago, when trying to DC a med for Fibromyalgia, I learned that I had developed Essential Tremors. Now I've moved on to Restless Leg and Periodic Limb movement disorder. I'm dealing with the central nervous system here, and wonder if I don't have Chronic Lyme, although all tests have been negative. I grew up in the woods of a lyme infested area of PA. I'm dealing with it all, but the lack of sleep associated with Fibromyalgia and the waking from periodic limb movement disorder and minor Sleep Apnea are reaking havoc with my life. Anybody out there dealing with the same mess? I'm all ears.

Has anyone has a pituitary mass removed and then had thyroid problems after?I had a large pituitary mass removed in early May. My surgery was successful but 1 week and 2 days after surgery, I hemorraged out of my nose and mouth and lost 3 pints of blood. It has been 8 weeks and I am feeling somewhat better. I am still staying tired and I cannot hear good and my eyesight is blurry, but my main concern is, the Dr. found a pretty large nodule in my thyroid. I have been hoarse and my neck has been very sore, almost like I have been sleeping on it wrong, except my pain does not go away. Also, I have not been snacking or eating unhealthy but I have gained 15 lbs in a month and a half. I had an ultrasound of my thyroid earlier today and they were suposed to take blood but after 9 tries by 3 people, they could not get a vein to produce...Please help me. I am so stressed

Hyperthyroid or Severe Depression/Personality disorder?I was being checked out for hyperthyriodism once my first blood test ran. I have a TSH of 0.3%. And losing wieght rapidly, and other sever symptoms. I then had a ultrasound in which they found a 7mm large complex nodule in my right lobe...followed by a 6mm lesion, a 3 mm cyst, and multiple 3-8mm size complex nodules found throughout my thyroid..Now I have a nuculer scan too, but they found no hot or cold nodules. When I saw a endocrinologists he said he didnt think I had hyperthyroidism at all, and my thyroid is normal, and that I had a personality disorder and severe depression. He also said that my symptoms are real, but they are classic text book symptoms of depression(not really, cuz I looked it up). But doesnt hyperthyroidism cause depression or anxiety? Im confused about all this because I have had 3 radiologists and a family doctor tell me thier impression was hyperthyroidism and this endo has prescribed me a psyciatryst. Any doctors out there have a second opinion?

I feel warm or hot most of the time?So this is not hot flashes, right? Somtimes I stay feeling very warm or hot most of the day when others are either comfortable or cold. No fever and I don't feel sick. I do take effexor xr for depression and seroquel to help me sleep and Orthotricyclen birth control pills. I'm 37 so I'm not going thru menopause. I do have nodules on my thyroid gland but my doctor says my thyroid gland is functioning okay when blood work was done. Could I just be warm natured? I'm about 25 pounds overweight also.

1.) A person having normal thyroid function, the rate at which TSH and thyroid hormones are secreted remains?within a normal range concentrations . In some people, the immune system begins to produce large amounts of an abnormal substance that functions like TSH secretion and the rate of thyroid hormone secretion. WHAT IS ONE NAME FOR A DISORDER LIKE THIS TYPE? EXPLAIN.

Can a thyroid disorder make you nauseous?hypothyroid I am often nauseous

Quick question about eating disorders or thyroid problems?ok goin on for about 3-4 months now I have had this really wierd diet. I only eat once maybe twice a day, and then I am full for the next 24 hours? or if I am really hungry and I stop to get me something to drink like a bottle of water, after a few drinks I'm not hungry anymore? im not sure whats wrong with me, if anything? im only 19, fairly fit, but slowly gaining a little weight, and thats a puzzling question to? idk if maybe I have a eating disorder or if its a thyroid problem, which my mother had problems with... plz help!!!

Chemistry help?1.Thinking about the uses of radioactive isotopes,which statement is true?

Is 80-120 pulse rates normal?I am aged 40.I am a female.Ht 5ft 1 inch.Wt 43 kg,non-diabetic,normal BP,no thyroid problem and any other disorders.But even at normal conditions I have a pulse rate between 80 to 100 and at times it even exeeds to 120.But this has no effect on my normal routine.Will this be problematic.Please answer.

Is my marriage doomed to failure or it has the possibiliy of being succesful?I married without being in love. I didnt took this decision lightly.

Where can I get financial aid for medical test(Port Arthur/Beaumont/Galveston residents)?I live in Pt. Arthur,Tx. Doc told me I have nodules in thyroid.Need thyroid scan preformed at JohnSealy in Galveston.I was approved for reduced pay.But test will still cost $327.Where can I get aide to help cover this? Is there any agencies that might help? Tried redcross, sal army and all the usuals.Please help. Doc said its probally cancer.But due to the cost I'm denied being able to have the scan done which would tell me if it is. No johnsealy wont take payments(already tried that)If anyone out there works at johnsealy and can give me some inside tips, I sure would appreciate it.I'm only 42 and not ready to go now, but seems like because I'm low income that will be my fate!

Should I be freaked out over the possibility of thyroid cancer?I was diagnosed with a nodule on my thyroid and have to go in for a biopsy. How concerned should I be?

Is it anxiety or is there really something wrong?I have been having heart palpitations for about 9 months now. I have a thyroid disorder, and my medication has been adjusted. I have worn a 24 hr holter moniter and had an echocardiogram. The results came back as having a fast heart rate. That's it. But I can't shake the feeling that something is wrong. My heart starts to beat fast when I am watching tv, after I get out of bed...at times when I don't think I am having a panic attack, but how do I know? Are there foods that can trigger palpitations? I have cut back on caffeinated beverages and try to eat healthy. What should I do?

Has anyone had this before ?I am guessing I am about 1 1/2 months pregnant. My thyroid disorder always makes me about 1 1/2 to 2 months late, so this is a big guess. I have a lot of pressure down below and I just feel like I have to urinate all of the time. I am thinking that it is a bladder infection. I have an obgyn appt. on Thursday. I am really worried . Since it is Sunday, I do not have anyone to call and ask. Has anyone had this before , only being about 1 1/2 months pregnant ? How serious is a bladder infection while you are pregnant ? Should I make an appt. for tommorow, or will I be okay until Thursday ? I know its long. Thanks everyone.

Are there any people out there ever had problems with their "Thyroid" gland?I have to see a consultant soon as I have a small "nodule" below windpipe which is quite painful at the moment.

I need Help. please!?1.) A person having normal thyroid function, the rate at which TSH and thyroid hormones are secreted remains within a normal range concentration. In some people, the immune system begins to produce large amounts of an abnormal substance that functions like TSH secretion and the rate of thyroid hormone secretion. WHAT IS ONE NAME for a disorder like this? Explain

How long should a newborn sleep all day and for how many hours?My son will be 3 weeks old tomorrow. He only wakes up three times a night, but he sleeps all day long. Waking every four hours to eat and sometimes I have to wake him to eat. I only ask because I have a thyroid disorder and wonder if I may have passed it down. So is it normal for a newborn to sleep all the time? When he is awake he stays awake 1 to 2 1/2 hours.

Will numerous MRI's of the brain be a cause of thyroid cancer?I had 5 or 6 MRI's and 2 CAT scans within a month and then surgery to remove a pituitary tumor. It was not cancerous. Now, a month and a half after my surgery, I have a large thyroid nodule. I have horseness and neck pain as well as excessive weight gain. (15 lbs since surgery.)

Bipolar Disorder? General doc. made new diagnosis without telling me?I have bipolar disorder. I sometimes hear voices when I'm manic or depressed. I haven't been manic or depressed lately, pretty stable. Two weeks ago, I had a visual hallucination. I saw maggots all over my living/kitchen and they were eating my dead cat-She's alive in real life-I called my doc and left a message with his nurse. I had to reschedule an appt. w/ a new psych. b/c they had no info on me after I waited a mth. and a half to see him, they lost info on me. I went to my gen. doc. to tell him what happened. He put me on 80mg of Geodon and 200mg of Lamictal, that's all I'm taking along w/ thyroid horm. He said what happened to me was an "episode". On the med. form that u give to the receptionist, "acute psychosis" and the presc. had "for BAD/Schizo Affective Disorder". Who knows what this means? Did he change my diagnosis w/out telling me? This episode scared my husband. I was screaming at him to kill the maggots. He didn't know what to do. Call 911 if this happens again?Advice?

Thyroid disorders.?Is there anyone who has experienced symptoms of "Hyperthyroid" but their Dr. could not diagnose the problem through TSH tests? I have had a pounding heart rate, with palpitations I can hardly stand it !! he gave me proprnalol, it stopped the fast heart beats but I still get very bad palpitations. Should I persist on getting more thyroid tests done for these symptons?

Weight loss with thyroid problem?I have been trying to lose weight for a while now. Im going to the gym 6-7days a week, jogging on the tred mill, using a stationary bike, and weight training but cant seem to lose weight. And I have also been eating healthy. I have an nodule (lump) on my thyroid, but I thought all this hard work would help to atleast shed a pound but nothing! Im 20 years old and 175lbs, 5'4''- and my doctors tells me I should be 130lbs. Does anyone have any advice?

How is life for athletes without their thyroid gland and on replacement thyroxine?My doctor recommends that I have my thyroid gland removed because of a benign but large cold nodule. I am physically very active and I am worried that the replacement thyroxine will make me tired and that it may have other side effects too. Anyone out there who has undergone through thyroid surgery before?

I feel warm or hot most of the time?So this is not hot flashes, right? Somtimes I stay feeling very warm or hot most of the day when others are either comfortable or cold. No fever and I don't feel sick. I do take effexor xr for depression and seroquel to help me sleep and Orthotricyclen birth control pills. I'm 37 so I'm not going thru menopause. I do have nodules on my thyroid gland but my doctor says my thyroid gland is functioning okay when blood work was done. Could I just be warm natured? I'm about 25 pounds overweight also.

Thyroid disorder?My TSH report has come out showing my count to be 6.29. Is it very worst? Does it means that my thyroid gland can never be normal? can I lead a normal life? presently I am undergoing stress can this be a reason to this? I am 28 yrs female is FYI. Please help me.

Misdiagnosis.....do I need an attorney?Over a year ago, I went to my doctor about a chronic cough at night which sounded like I had Croupe. I had already been diagnosed with hypothyroidism and had been on medication for 2 years. He told me my cough was acid reflux and prescribed Prilosec. It didn't work. I saw him again this spring, still complaing of the cough and now wheezing along with a swollen gland. The diagnosis for the swolled gland was a viral infection. The wheezing was allergy induced asthma and the cough still acid reflux. He gave me an inhaler and told me to try a different over the counter antacid. I started retaining fluid and the cough worsened. I still have the swollen gland. I saw the nurse practioner who stated the same thing as the doctor, I'm sure after reading his notes. I finally convinced her on a 2nd visit to do an ultrasound of my thyroid. I have a nodule and now have to have a biopsy. It could be cancer, as I have all the symptoms. Should I get an attorney?

Will numerous MRI's of the brain be a cause of thyroid cancer?I had 5 or 6 MRI's and 2 CAT scans within a month and then surgery to remove a pituitary tumor. It was not cancerous. Now, a month and a half after my surgery, I have a large thyroid nodule. I have horseness and neck pain as well as excessive weight gain. (15 lbs since surgery.)

Do you think I am abnormal?A good friend of mine found out that I am taking Apple Cider Vinegar pills, Trimspa, a multivitamin, CoQ10, B12, and Ginseng on top of my regular thyroid medication. She also found out that I go to pro-ana sites for tips on weight-loss.

Which is more accurate, a thryroid nuclear scan or ultrasound?My doctor ordered a thyroid nuclear scan and it showed a "hot nodule", then the ultrasound found nothing. Where do you think they will go from here? I don't want it ignored if something is actually there!

Has my daughter got thyroid cancer?at eighteen years old my daughter developed a goitre and had an ultrasound scan which showed an8mm nodule on her thyroid she was supossed to go every six months for a blood test but didnt go finally last month she went to the doctors for an unrelated problem. he examined her neck and referred her to the hospital the consultant things the nodule has grown to about 2 cms and we are now waiting for and ultrasound scan and FNA biopsy she is now twenty one and I am very concerned

Weight loss with thyroid problem?I have been trying to lose weight for a while now. Im going to the gym 6-7days a week, jogging on the tred mill, using a stationary bike, and weight training but cant seem to lose weight. And I have also been eating healthy. I have an nodule (lump) on my thyroid, but I thought all this hard work would help to atleast shed a pound but nothing! Im 20 years old and 175lbs, 5'4''- and my doctors tells me I should be 130lbs. Does anyone have any advice?

Misdiagnosis.....do I need an attorney?Over a year ago, I went to my doctor about a chronic cough at night which sounded like I had Croupe. I had already been diagnosed with hypothyroidism and had been on medication for 2 years. He told me my cough was acid reflux and prescribed Prilosec. It didn't work. I saw him again this spring, still complaing of the cough and now wheezing along with a swollen gland. The diagnosis for the swolled gland was a viral infection. The wheezing was allergy induced asthma and the cough still acid reflux. He gave me an inhaler and told me to try a different over the counter antacid. I started retaining fluid and the cough worsened. I still have the swollen gland. I saw the nurse practioner who stated the same thing as the doctor, I'm sure after reading his notes. I finally convinced her on a 2nd visit to do an ultrasound of my thyroid. I have a nodule and now have to have a biopsy. It could be cancer, as I have all the symptoms. Should I get an attorney?

What are the health consequences of taking high doses of iodine when one has a thyroid cold nodule in the neckKelp is a seaweed that naturally contains high amounts of iodine. I have been taking 1 capsule a day of supplement made from Kelp that provides 400 mcrograms fo iodine- which is 267% of daily recommended value.

Is a hot toxic nodule on my thyroid cancer?thyroid nodule

How long should a newborn sleep all day and for how many hours?My son will be 3 weeks old tomorrow. He only wakes up three times a night, but he sleeps all day long. Waking every four hours to eat and sometimes I have to wake him to eat. I only ask because I have a thyroid disorder and wonder if I may have passed it down. So is it normal for a newborn to sleep all the time? When he is awake he stays awake 1 to 2 1/2 hours.

Is my marriage doomed to failure or it has the possibiliy of being succesful?I married without being in love. I didnt took this decision lightly.

Diabetes and Your Thyroid?We all know that diabetes and thyroid disorders are both endocrine diseases and frequently autoimmune. Is it common for type 1s to also develop thyroid problems? I saw my endo yesterday and while everything was just fine (office blood sugar was 114 and I use a pump), my doctor took notice of my enlarged thyroid (something I never noticed). He asked me if I had gained some weight and I told him I had gained about 7 pounds in the last 6 weeks and my doctor also saw that my skin was really dry.

Can someone explain this?I've been having these symptoms and am thinking either a thyroid disorder or anemia. What else could it be? I'm a 17 year old girl if that helps. I know I should just go to the doctor, but my mom wont get me an appt. unless I can find a feasible reason as to why I should go.

Is a hot toxic nodule on my thyroid cancer?thyroid nodule

Thyroid disorders?Hi Does anyone out there have a Thyroid disorder and have problems with Depression and Anxiety also. What has worked for you?

I recently found out that I may have a thyroid disorder. Has anyone lost weight after medication?Over the last 8 or 9 months I have been gaining a little more weight than I ever have before. At about the same time my cycle got a little messed up too. I went to see my doctor and my thyroid screening came back abnormal. I have read that having thyroid problems can slow down and almost shut off a body's metabolism, so I'm thinking this would explain my recent weight problems and inability to lost the weight. I was wondering if anyone who has a thyroid problem but is on medication has had similar weight issues and after the medication was able to lose the weight? how quickly did your body's metabolism bounce back after medication? I'm not too worried about my weight and am just happy to know what is wrong with me. I was just curious if anyone has any personal experience on thyroid medication and weight loss.

Chemistry Matching HW!!!!!!!?Match the descriptions with the names and symbol/formula of a Group 7A(17) element/compound below. One answer is used more than once.

Do you know anyone who took Radioactive Iodine for Thyroid Cancer and had to stay away from all other humans?My ex-wife had her Thyroid removed and they found cancerous nodules on it. As a result, she has to take Radioactive Iodine in order to kill off any thyroid tissue that may be left. While on the treatment, she may not go within five feet of anyone who still has their thyroids, otherwise theirs could also be destroyed. I've never heard of this. Is any familiar with this?

Is it a possibility to have Scar tissue pain a year and a half after Thyroid lobectomy?I had the left side of my Thyroid and a very big lump in the front of my neck removed last year, 6/6/06. Now I keep getting lil' sharp pains in my neck. it's hard to tell if the pain is coming from the scar or right below it. I was just wondering if it could be Scar tissue pain. Or maybe I'm getting more nodules again.

I went to the doctor today......?She told me that my thyroid level was very low.....What does this mean? Does this mean that my thyroid is underactive or overactive.....hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidsm ? I just don't understand. She said she felt a nodule on one side of my throat. I have to have a thyroid ultrasound. What does all this mean?

What are the disorders associated with the thyroid gland?WHAT IS HYPERTHYROIDISM?

Is there a natural diuretic that is low-sugar, no caffeine (at all) for a medically complicated individual?I am diabetic- 40 years & a smoker-33 years. I am down to 8 Carltons (0.8 mg nicotine per day). Nicotine is a diuretic & not having much in me now is causing swelling in my legs. I saw my doctor & showed her (she will not put me on medication because it may damage kidneys). I cannot eat enough celery in a day to make a difference in the swelling. Any suggestions please?

5 year old with a thyroid disorder?I took my 5 year old to the doctor 2 weeks ago because she had a fever that kept popping up and was extremely tired, the doctor tested her for strep, flu, UTI, and mono..turns out it was a UTI. I took her in yesterday and the doc said she wanted to test her thyroid that it could be part of the reason shes always so tired. They said the test wont be back for a week. What would it mean if she did have an underactive thyroid, I know that it does run in my family but I dont know anything about it. Id appreciate any advice. Thanks

Can someone explain to me whey I am having problems losing weight?I have hypothyroidism and on a small dose of synthroid. I have been watching my diet, practically a vegetarian, and excersing. I have nodules on my thyroid which are being monitored because they can turn cancerous. Anyway, I am not sure if my thyroid is my problem or my matabolism is just slowing down after 2 babies in the past 3 years, and I am 37.

Jaundice Patient?Hello doctor(s),

What causes one person to urinate more than another?My friends and I are pretty much the same in height/weight. We ran a test by drinking 2.5 liters of water each, in a 24 hour period; no caffeine, similar amounts of food, no exercise.

Do you think I am abnormal?A good friend of mine found out that I am taking Apple Cider Vinegar pills, Trimspa, a multivitamin, CoQ10, B12, and Ginseng on top of my regular thyroid medication. She also found out that I go to pro-ana sites for tips on weight-loss.

Can my remaining thyroid be stimulated to work without medicine after half has been surgically removed?Half of my thyroid was taken out to remove a benign nodule which had made me hyperthyroid. It has been six weeks since the surgery. My TSH level is now at 9 (hypothyroid) and I'm supposed to start taking Synthroid. I was hoping the remaining half of my thyroid would start to work so that I could avoid taking medication. Has anyone had luck with this? What steps did you take?

Is the new prejudice against fat people?Now that we have diversity inclusion, shouldn't that include fat people? Does anyone realize that there are various reasons why people are overweight and they don't all include laziness.

Thyroid Cancer - okay to wait?My primary care found a suspsicous nodule on my thyroid. I am 36 years old. He referred me to a local endicrinoligist who is right out of school. She wants me to have a FNA Biopsy. However, the facility is a local facility. I want to go into Boston, to the major teaching hospital. I called and got an appointment but it is not for another month and a half. Is it okay to wait that long? The endocrinoligist said it was okay to wait since Thyroid Cancer is slow growing. Is she right? I am so scared....

Extreme weight gain over past 3-5 months.Many tests.No answers?I am 35 years old in fairly good health, however in the last 3-5 months I have gained 35 pounds.Eating less now than ever in my life. I have thyroid nodules however my thyroid tests have all come out normal1.3 .I have also had perimenopause and pitutary gland tests also normal.I am not pregnant,and my blood sugar is good.if any one has any clue of what may be happening or anything that may help,please help me out .I also have back problems(2 previous surgeries) and this is causing real problems for me physically as well as emotionally.Thank you

I recently found out that I may have a thyroid disorder. Has anyone lost weight after medication?Over the last 8 or 9 months I have been gaining a little more weight than I ever have before. At about the same time my cycle got a little messed up too. I went to see my doctor and my thyroid screening came back abnormal. I have read that having thyroid problems can slow down and almost shut off a body's metabolism, so I'm thinking this would explain my recent weight problems and inability to lost the weight. I was wondering if anyone who has a thyroid problem but is on medication has had similar weight issues and after the medication was able to lose the weight? how quickly did your body's metabolism bounce back after medication? I'm not too worried about my weight and am just happy to know what is wrong with me. I was just curious if anyone has any personal experience on thyroid medication and weight loss.

Do hormone imballance cause anxiety disorder?Hi..I am a 33 year old female. I think I am going through some hormonal changes (I.e no periods for a while and then heavey at times) and I had thyroid problems too. I had never dealth with anxiety disorder before but it feels like I am fine for 3 weeks at a time and one week I am all anxiouse.. so can hormone imbalance be a cause of this? I have also heard birth control pills cause these symptoms too. anyone with a similar problem?