I had the same problem with a doctor I was seeing, she wasn't concerned that I have a huge goiter either and my symptoms weren't getting any better. I finally switched doctors and told my new doctor all the problems I was having which were all the same you mentioned but my hair is actually falling out and I don't sleep at night, so she sent me to the lab and at the time I was on 75mg and it still can back low so she ordered an ultrasound, which came back to show I have a multi nodular goiter, from there I did a radioactive scan and it came back showing I have cold nodes, I got referred to an endocrinologist and right now I am waiting on a date for surgery to have my thyroid removed and sent off for a biopsy. The endocrinologist did change my meds to 88mg and wants me to take only name brand synthryoid, I've been on that for almost 2 full weeks now and have lost 6 pounds, I'm still not feeling that much different in no energy or anything but she told me to give that some time and I should be able to feel a difference. If you can change your doctor or ask your current doctor to send you to an endocrinologist.View Thread
I have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism and I have a larger goiter, my doctor recently decided to look into it a little more because I've been having problems sleeping, no energy and weight gain. I did an ultrasound first which showed multiple nodules ranging in size up to 2cm, so then I did a radioactive thyroid scan which showed I have cold nodes. I saw the endocrinologist and she wants to do a biopsy possibly surgery but she wants to double check the size of the nodes because the first ultrasound wasn't very clear. I was wanting other thoughts on having my thyroid removed, I have people telling me I will feel better once I have it done and the meds are adjusted right and others tell me it's a big mistake and I will never have any energy if they take out my thyroid. I want to be able to ask my doctor lots of questions before this surgery to make sure there is no other options in getting it fixed.View Thread
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