I had a thyroid biopsy on Tues. Last fall my largest nodule was .7. I am on a dose of 100 Levoxyl. My largest nodule is now 1.7. I have three other enlarged nodules. 1.3, 1.0 and .7. When I went for my FNA, the ultrasound tech/nurse? said "you have many nodules". The surgeon said " you have a really odd shaped thyroid". The FNA was completed. The next day I broke out in localized hives beginning at the base of my neck and radiating up to my jawline. I was sent to the ER. As my husband was working and urgent care is closer, I went there rather than driving into Syracuse. I was given Benedryl and a steroid shot. I was observed for 30 minutes and released with prednisone in case of swelling. As of yesterday, my hives are faint, but I developed an earache (I'm not sure if this is related). I might have had two earaches over the course of 37 years. I was called and asked to come in for a repeat biopsy due to inconclusive results. I was told that the tech/nurse? had said right after my procedure that she doubted that a good sample was obtained on the left side as I had an unusually shaped thyroid. Fortunately, the smaller nodule on the right side was benign. I cancelled the repeat biopsy as the hives aren't completely gone and I'm unsure what they are a response to. I haven't ever had a problem with hives in the past. This morning I am still experiencing ear pain. I feel like it is generated from my neck/jaw but can't be certain. My neck is still itching. I called my GP to follow up with an appt. Tues. Has anyone else experienced this?
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