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Oct 08, 2008 in the Thyroid Disorders Community - 16
I share that same story but my tt was in may and rai in june and the feeling is still there.. any advice??
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Oct 08, 2008 in the Thyroid Disorders Community - 4
the I-131 dose for thyroid cancer is usually much higher than for the graves disease or just a body scan. I had mine(june 2008) and my tsh was greater than 100 and I had to be on isolation in the hospital for 3 days I threw up the whole time, puffy face soo tired I would see black dots every time I tried to stand. then isolation at home for 2wks stuck t...
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Oct 08, 2008 in the Thyroid Disorders Community - 11
Hi! and welcome! I am also 24 and share a similar story. I agree with Julie that it sounds like hashimotos and I also wonder if the drs have checked your tpo antibodies?! I have read that multiple nodules are LESS likely to be cancer and they are in fact very common of the general public. Can I as what your tsh was? I am also surprised they are going...
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Sep 28, 2008 in the Thyroid Disorders Community - 5
yes you are right no one needs to post their age etc just kinda wondering when ppl post it is easier when we know a little history.. ~faith~
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Sep 28, 2008 in the Thyroid Disorders Community - 5
oops that was supposed to be tsh greater than 100...
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Sep 28, 2008 in the Thyroid Disorders Community - 5
Hey everyone I was just wondering since this is a thyroid disorder community how many of us have/had thyroid cancer? and if so what kind? Maybe if you reply to my post just like this.. Faith age 24 --family history of a goiter-- hypothyroidism tsh 8.9 feb 08 dx hashis and nodule apr 08 dx pap w/ 2 + nodes apr 08 total thyroidectomy may 0...
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Sep 25, 2008 in the Thyroid Disorders Community - 25
september 30 me! (can I skip it?)
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Sep 24, 2008 in the Thyroid Disorders Community - 22
I was diagnosed a month or so before finding the cancer with hashimotos thyroiditis however this didnt reflect really on my tsh or t4. I think the disease can make your tsh fluctuate. The test they did to determine my hashimotos was called THYROID ANTIMICROSOMAL ANTIBODY I think there is a different name for it too. good luck and I agree with cynnieb4...
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Sep 24, 2008 in the Thyroid Disorders Community - 15
I almost had an ultrasound guided biopsy(bx) although my mass was not really small it was more across the whole isthmus and right lobe. the u/s is needed to guide the doctors if your mass is not palpable so they can get the right tissue. I ended up seeing a different endo for the u/s guided biopsy and he found the nodule palpable so no u/s was needed. ...
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Sep 23, 2008 in the Thyroid Disorders Community - 8
Well I think the thymus is quite a bit lower than where I feel my pressure. When I had the barium swallow they didnt see and stricture in the esophogus I was surprised because it sure feels like it is much smaller than it should be!!! From what my doctor says this is symptom if related to my hernia and/or gerd it would not consistantly stay there and I ...