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? Thyroid ultrasound results ? Surgery ?
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? Thyroid ultrasound results ? Surgery ?

Both lobes were approx 6.5 x 1.9 x 1.9
Varying times varying nodules - presently largest 2.3cm on isthmus
Been on Synthyroid for 10 years
TSH 0.77
Is it time for thyroidectomy
Gaggy feeling most of the time - careful to chew food well or it gets stuck
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If the compressive symptoms are likely coming from the nodular goiter, then thyroid surgery may be indicated.  If trouble swallowing is main symptom, consider a barium swallow (x-ray) to confirm it is from the thyroid enlargement (and not GERD or other).
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