Items Tagged ‘enlarged thyroid’

September 8, 2018

Cancer Free

By Amster Amster

In July 2017, I had a sore throat as did my daughter. I took her to Urgent Care where they swabbed our throats to look for strep throat. The swabs were negative but the PA noticed an enlarged thyroid. She suggested that the next time I saw a doctor I have it checked out. It […]

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Tags: biopsy, cancer, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinology, enlarged thyroid, negative, patient stories, primary care physician, sore throat, speech therapist, strep throat, surgery

January 13, 2018

Surprise Diagnosis

By DrewR DrewR

My GP felt my neck at a routine physical and thought it felt a little thick. I had a biopsy done and the results were benign. However, I had to have the left thyroid removed because it was so enlarged. After the surgery they found thyroid cancer in a lymph node. Dr. Livhits called me […]

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Tags: benign, biopsy, cancer, Dr. Masha Livhitz, enlarged thyroid, lymph node, patient stories, surgery, thyroid, thyroid cancer

March 25, 2017

Just met and already there for me

By puppy lover puppy lover

Dr. Angela Leung has patiently and devotedly answered all my questions, without rushing me, and has consistently generated peace of mind and confidence that I’m in good hands. I thank her for contributing prolifically to the scientific literature that directly benefits patients like me in the clinical setting.

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Angela Leung, endocrinologist, enlarged thyroid, hyperparathyroidism, hypothyroidism, patient stories, thyroid, UCLA Endocrine Center

October 3, 2016

Mother Daughter Thyroidectomies Six Years Apart

By nedaelyasiimani nedaelyasiimani

Like mother like daughter- in this case, I had the same full thyroidectomy surgery my mother had had six years ago and it was done by the same doctor, Dr. Michael Yeh. Over the past three years I had had a couple of biopsies done, all of which were negative, but my thyroid continued to […]

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Tags: cancer, Dr. Michael Yeh, enlarged thyroid, enlarged thyroid gland, enlarged thyroid glands, patient stories, thyroid, thyroidectomy, thyroidectomy surgery

September 13, 2016

Complete Thyroidectomy

By loera.nena loera.nena

For a couple of years I had a mass growing in my neck, that I wasn’t really aware of , but my mom and friends noticed it. The first time I had it checked out, they said it was nothing, I had it checked again by a specialist when I found out I was pregnant. […]

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Tags: biopsy, Dr. Masha Livhits, endocrine, endocrine surgery, endocrinologist, enlarged thyroid, patient stories, surgery, thyroid, thyroidectomy, ultrasound