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    Confused ... Uptake scan don't agree with symptoms
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    debjon posted:
    I have combination of hyper and hypo ... I have Rhuematoid arthritis, could the RA be causing the symptoms? The uptake scan came back "normal". I was told both sides of thyroid was swollen, I have several nodules and goiters. TSH low . How can this be I'm seeing MD. Not a specialist. Should I be ? I was told unless they specialize in thyroid problems they don't understand and know what they are looking for. I'm sorry a long questionnaire but I'm so confused ... Thank you for any advise
     
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    Sandi327 responded:
    Hello debjon,

    I do not have RA but I also suffer from being hypo and hyper and have swollen thyroid and a rather large cyst on right side of my thyroid and a large nodule on my left side..im in alot of pain in my joints and muscles..my biopsy just came back that I dont have thyroid cancer but I have Hashimoto's disease and that doesnt always show up on a regular thyroid bloodwork because you have to have the full thyroid bloodwork done and thats what some doctors do not do...you dont always have to have a specialist but you do have to have a doc that is willing to do all the right bloodwork and not just the basic..I wish you luck! I hope you get the right help..im still going through with all this stuff too


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