Endocrine

In my 20s my thyroid was enlarged so they just watched it for years. Eventually, my thyroid levels were rising , but not dangerously so. I watched the progress with my doctor. Eventually to avoid bone loss and potential malignancies due to many nodules. (He likened it to a bunch [...]
By kwacm2k • September 12, 2016
I went to my primary care physician for a routine check and that's when I found out I had high calcium. The PCP did a thyroid scan, He didn't see any enlargement, but he could enlargement so recommended I see Dr. Yeh. Dr. Yeh did an [...]
By gicky211 • September 12, 2016
During a routine check with my endocrinologist she found a nodule in my neck on my thyroid. I agreed to a biopsy and to participate in a DNA study which would show much more accurate results than the biopsy. I am so thankful I decided to participate in the biopsy [...]
By kgdesign04 • August 30, 2016
I had an endocrinologist, Dr. Jelena Maletkovich, who suspected I had thyroid nodules. I had a sonogram. A second sonogram showed more calcified nodules. The fine needle aspirtation done by Dr. Yaroslav Gofnung showed Bethesdda level 5 pathology [...]
By pismostan • August 30, 2016
Though I had no symptoms, during a routine annual check-up, a 1.3 cm tumor was found and later diagnosed as papillary thyroid carcinoma. Another doctor at another hospital suggested I have my entire thyroid removed. When I told a friend the recommendation from the first doctor, he said, "You should [...]
By astar1970 • August 29, 2016
I had a history of kidney stones and high calcium diagnosed as a parathyroid issue. I was referred to Dr. Livhits and had one of my parathyroids successfully removed. Minimal post surgery issues included tenderness and soreness when swallowing and a lump on the throat, but [...]
By mpoussin • August 17, 2016
I thought maybe I couldn't eat post surgery, but I was on regular food right away even in the hospital. There was a little soreness in my throat, but that was it, nothing really uncomfortable. Surgery was two weeks ago, they kept me overnight. to monitor me because of a [...]
By young9221 • August 17, 2016
I am a 27-year old female, I really bad case of Graves Disease (hyperthyroidism). I had it for just shy of 4 years. My condition was uncontrollable with medication. In fact, it kept getting worse. Dr. Livhits & Dr. Ahn worked together and advised me it [...]
By alisapurifico • August 17, 2016
This story was submitted by an anonymous patient. MY STORY: I’m a 51 year old mother, business owner and speaker. During a check up for something unrelated, my primary doctor found a thyroid nodule. I had a scan, a needle biopsy and then got the call that brings you [...]
By uclahealth • August 3, 2016
I would like to thank Dr. Yeh and his team for such classy professional care during my stay at Ronald Reagan Medical Center. I am pleased to say that I've been a nurse for 50 years and [...]
By Anonymous-98353 • June 6, 2016