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Prominent thyroid?

Posted by @jakki14, Sep 20, 2011

I feel like my body is falling apart, but I don’t know what is serious and what is not.

I’ve been suffering with severe GERD for a couple of months so I went to the ER and got a CT scan. The CT scan found a hiatal hernia. Same scan found 2 small AVM lesions on my right lung, as well as athritis in my lower back. Next, I had a endoscopy which found “gastritis” and “esophagaetis (sic)” and a “prominent thyroid.” I had a colonoscopy at the same time that found “spastic colon” and one polyp. I assume they removed the polyp and did a biopsy, but I don’t expect colon cancer (even though my dad died of that.) I am 50 yo and the only major illness I have had in the past is severe asthma.

Can anyone tell me about this “prominent thyroid?” Do I need some kind of screen or test for that?


John c.s.

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Posted by @johncs, Sep 25, 2011

I don’t know that much about it – but you can look it up at the Mayo home page

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