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I've been diagnosed with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, and after…

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I've been diagnosed with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, and after an ultra sound on neck and throat, was also diagnosed with heterogeneous echotexture thyroid. Concurrently have had raspy voice for over 3 months. I have an appointment with an ENT at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, preparing for a scope. But it is scheduled for 10/2. I'm unsure whether to see and ENT or an endocrinologist first, and if either one, sooner than 10/2. Concerned and needing advice.

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with this issue? Are you experiencing any numbness or tingling?

No. I'm a post-op back patient with titanium rods and screws in the lumbar spine, which definitely causes some burning, tingling, and cramps in the legs, but not elsewhere.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Cancer in two members of my family, one who died of melanoma at age 33.

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 11 months ago

When were you diagnosed Hashimoto?

Was a biopsy advised for thyroid?

Do you have acid reflux, heartburn, hiatal hernia?

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