I am posting because I am all at sea with what to do to help my daughter. She has been diagnosed with Hashimotos but her blood tests show that her hormone levels are normal. However one of the nodules in her goitre has grown considerably over the last six months and although the biopsy came back without detecting any abnormal cells the consultant wants to remove one side of her thyroid to eliminate any danger of future issues with cancer because it is an abnormal growth. I am worried that her autoimmune response will continue to attack and eventually destroy her thyroid function. The consultant insists that there is no treatment for the Hashimotos but this seems to go against things I have read. I can't sit by and do nothing risking her long term health. Interestingly when my daughter said her goitre size fluctuated the consultant said there is no reason why that would happen insinuating that she was mistaken.
I have another daughter with Coeliac disease and a sister with multiple autoimmune issues including Coeliac disease. There is clearly an inherited propensity.
I would be so grateful for some advice - giving up gluten is an obvious one and we are starting to do that now.