thyroid & thyroid cancer, 101by
) was thyroidnodule on the right lobe, consistent with Hashimoto's.
A nodule is just an unusual mass... problems stem from Hashimoto'sThyroiditis, which is an autoimmune disease. My body started attacking...
Yes, calcitonin testing is usually covered by health insurances as it is in most cases a test to determine medullary thyroid cancer and thus covered just like other thyroid cancer screenings.
Thyroid Disease is Finally Confirmedby
Which it did!
What I have is Toxic Multi-Nodular Goiter.
My thyroid gland is enlarged, hence the term "goiter." I have a 12 mm nodule on the right hand side of my thyroid, a 9 mm nodule on the left, and a multitude of small nodules scattered...
When I didn't know I had Hashimoto's Disease...by
a suspicious nodule and part of my thyroid and told me I have Hashimoto's disease.
The pic is from high school... who sent me for a sonogram and the nodule was found.
The doctor who first told me I might have Hashimoto's...