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Always another lump there to pester me... Now my thyroid.
« on: February 20, 2014, 02:27:28 AM »
The good news is, when I last posted it was about a week of absolute terror over HUGE lymph nodes in my neck. I got a biopsy - no cancer was found. What a HUGE relief that was. I felt like I had a whole new lease on life!

Last night however, I found a small, slightly hard, pea sized lump over my thyroid. But this time, I don't want to jump to it being thyroid cancer. I read that the thyroid can develop lumps all the time. In fact this happened to my mom and it was cysts. However, I do know a girl who had thyroid cancer and she's a little younger than me (I'm 23.)

How likely can it be? I'm a 23 year old woman... I do feel really tired lately and sometimes have trouble breathing, but my anxiety has been... not too great since I've been tapering off my medication (Effexor).

What do you guys think?
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Re: Always another lump there to pester me... Now my thyroid.
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2014, 07:53:48 PM »
Its squishy but firm, very small, and painful to the touch. Right over my right collarbone.
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