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Goiter Questions

We found 7 questions associated with the 'Goiter' topic.

Can a goiter go away by itself?

Posted 22 Apr 2014 1 answer

I was told that my thyroid was ok but I had a goiter. They were watching it for a few years. It didn't grow, so I was told not to worry. That was a few years ago. I just went for an ultra sound to see how the goiter is doing and am told I don't have one. Do they just go away without any ...

Can levothyroxine cause hair loss?

Posted 11 Apr 2018 1 answer

I was prescribed this drug by my doctor to see if it would decrease my benign goiter. I have noticed it’s gone down tremendously but I have noticed my hair really thinning in the past two months. In fact it’s very noticeable. I don’t want to keep taking it if I don’t have ...

If I don't have my thyroid removed what is the worst that can happen?

Posted 16 Oct 2013 3 answers

I am 53 years old and i just recently found out by my doctor that i have an over sized goiter on my thyroid. I went through all the testing and had biopsy that, thank God cancer was ruled out. Due to the size of the goiter my doctor said it was best to have it removed.My thyroid mass is (239.7) the ...

HELP me understand thyroid problems!! Just started Armour?

Posted 5 Jan 2013 5 answers

I stumbled across this website when my doctor put me on armour thyroid about a week ago. I have suffered from thyroid problems for about 12 years or so. I have went thru thyroid storms, goiters, hypo and hyper thyroid (mainly hypo) and finally diagnosed with Hashimotos Thyroiditis. I quit going to ...

Thyroid Disease - 2 nodules on rt. side of my 7cm thyroid needs biopsy?

Posted 14 Oct 2013 3 answers

Why do the procedure when we plan to remove entire Thyroid? What can I expect with procedure? My story thus far: I have hyperthyroidism (level is .03), and discovered my thyroid had substantially grown and needed removal August 2013 (went to see ENT about something else and asked him about it). I ...

Thyroid Disease - Jan 4 2013 I had my thyroid removed after a Heck of a year of my levels going high

Posted 3 Feb 2013 2 answers

... then low and high and low. I had a goiter about the size of a nerf football in my neck. I feel so much better now. I still like to sleep tho lol. My problem is the only time I feel better is when I am not taking my thyroid med they prescribed. I feel more energy and normal and SKINNIER. I go to ...

Why would a goiter reappear after receiving radiation treatment to kill the thyroid?

Posted 15 Sep 2015 1 answer

My son is in the military and was diagnosed with graves disease. after an unsuccessful attempt to bring the thyroid under control he was given radiation to kill the thyroid. He is now on synthroid and after approx. 6 mnths was judged stable enough to return to active duty. Recently he was on ...

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