A Doctor’s Words Brought Me Peace During My 3rd Thyroid Biopsy

A Doctor’s Words Brought Me Peace During My 3rd Thyroid Biopsy

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A Doctor’s Words Brought Me Peace During My 3rd Thyroid Biopsy

Before I was diagnosed with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), I underwent an ultrasound of my carotid arteries to rule out blockage as the cause of my pre-syncope. My arteries were clear, but an incidental finding of a suspicious thyroid nodule necessitated a fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy. I wasn’t worried until I arrived for the procedure. I have undergone many medical procedures without incident, but there was something unsettling about having…

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