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[IP] RE: Thyroid




----- Original Message -----
From: SHEILA MORRIS <email @ redacted>
To: JHughey <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2000 1:32 PM
Subject: Re: Thyroid


> I only have to do the barium swallow and then I get the meds if nothing
> shows up there.  I told my husband if I gotta stand on my head and sing
> Yankee doodle in front of the hospital I will, just to get the thyroid
meds.
> Military medicine gets weird sometimes and you gotta jump through some
hoops
> to get what you are after.  I know that the barium swallow is not the must
> pleasant thing to have to go through but I'm hopping that they will ask me
> some questions before the procedure to question the Dr.'s thinking.  Like,
> Do you get heart burn?  And I'll answer with a big NO!
> We'll see.
> Thanks for the feedback.
> Sheila
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: JHughey <email @ redacted>
> To: IP List <email @ redacted>
> Cc: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 21, 2000 9:33 AM
> Subject: Thyroid
>
>
> > > Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2000 16:21:44 -0400
> > > From: "SHEILA MORRIS" <email @ redacted>
> > > Subject: [IP] Re: Cough that won't go away
> > > I have a thyroid problem because of various symptoms I have (but my
> > > thyroid levels always come back normal) and the fact that I've had a
> small
> > > goiter for about 8 years.  On my Dr's appt on Friday, to make my case
> once
> > > again about the thyroid, I told her that I often feel like I have a
golf
> > > ball in my throat and that I have to swallow many times sometimes to
get
> > > food down.   She has me scheduled for a Barium swallow on the 6th of
> July
> > to
> > > see if I have GERD.  I told her that I don't have heart burn!  She
said
> > that
> > > if nothing shows on the swallow then she would try the Thyroid meds.
> >
> > Sheila,
> > Around '77 I had a very enlarged neck and would choke in the middle of
the
> > night, often! I could not button the neck of a size 16 blouse. All tests
> > showed negative - besides they had been *watching* my Thyroid since my
2nd
> > pg in '62. Something HAD to happen cause I felt I could choke to death
in
> my
> > sleep. My GP (at the time) wouldn't do anything because of the negative
> > tests. I told my GYN about it and he said he'd put me on Synthroid if
the
> GP
> > didn't but I should ask again. I did. GP did. Shortly thereafter I could
> > button a size 12 blouse. Since thyroid problems are common with DM, do
you
> > HAVE to go through more tests?
> > Jan (61 y/o, T-1 11/5/50, pmpg 8/23/83) & Bluda Sue (MM507C, 3/99)
> > http://maxpages.com/bludasue
> >
> >
> >
>


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