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Thyroid Nodules

From: pgraef - 7 years 4 weeks ago

I had an ultrasound that found a multinodular goiter with a dominant nodule. It says complex and 1.8cm. From researching, it looks like I will need a FNA. Can anyone recommend someone good in or near Orlando Florida for something like this. Any support or comments welcome! I have had a feeling of fullness on the sides of my neck for about a year, and have tried to find out what it was. Also have sore throat and hoarseness, esp in morning. Fatigue, some other odd symptoms.

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I have been hypothyroid for years and all of a sudden (since January) my neck started hurting, my throat was killing me and now 6+ months later my ultrasound shows 2 nodules but the one on the right is 1.3 cm. I'm freaking out!!! I really dont know what this means except I know that they are rushing to do a FNA with biopsy. The fullness of my neck is ridiculous - I can barely speak above a whisper at times it hurts so bad. The fatigue - might as well be pregnant I'm so tired. Your MD should be able to refer you to someone. Please let me know how it turns out for you. Good luck

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I too have been diagnosed with 2 nodlues. I go to see the surgeon Monday. I did not have the FN Biopsy, and don't know if that was the right decision. The ultrasound didn't determine if it was cancer or benigh. Since I told the endocranoloist that I wanted the tumors removed, he felt that the biopsy was a risk I didn't need to take. I am now not sure. The biopsy is not 100% accurate. If you get it done be sure to get and untrasound guided one with the interventional radiologists.
good luck in your decision.

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