Epstein-barr virus and thyroid problems at the same time.
Not sure what test and symptoms are indicating, any suggestions would be great. Test results and symptoms are as follows:
Swollen neck glands Oct. 08
Gallbladder removed Oct. 08 (not functioning 15% HiDaScan, confirmed diseased after surgery).
12/02/08 EBV AB VCA IGG 1353 (range was 0-99) , CMV and other antibodies normal range.
12/02/08 TSH 4.55 High (range 0.27-4.20)
12/15/08 EBV AB VCA IGG 1565 (range was 0-99) , IGM was 16 (0-99)
1/16/09 Thyroid perox, AB <10 (abnormal range <35)
Thryoglobulin, AB <20 (abnormal range <20)
1/16/09 Ultrasound Thyroid/Goiter: see attachments. VERY CONFUSED ON RESULTS.
* started 1/16/09 on Levothyroxine 50mcg - no effect
** Completed 875mg of amoxicillian (10 day) - no effect
Symptoms: Nodes in neck, high mid sternum, collar bone area, armpit, groin area experience pain and swelling on/off. Enlarged area in Right thyroid area, also tender/tight feeling at times. Extreme fatigue, sinus infections, pain and swellng in Liver and Spleen area. Chronic low grade fever. Sore throat/swelling in upper region of throat.
Family History of Cancer (unknown type, limited history), MS, and Heart.
ENT is treating TSH levels only and allowing a month for Levothyroxine to take effect. At time of post 1 mo. is complete, no effect.
NEED SUGGESTION ON DIRECTION FOR NEXT STEP, FNA? MED? OR NO TREATMENT?