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12-09-2010, 10:36 PM   #1
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Hospitalized because of Thyroglossal duct cyst

So, I've been hospitalized because of a Thyroglossal duct cyst on the base of my neck that's become the size of a billiard ball. They said it will take surgery to get rid of it. Has anyone here had this happen to them? Could there be a link between Crohn's and this abnormality?
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12-09-2010, 10:46 PM   #2
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Bless your heart! That stinks. I don't know if the two are related or not, but I have found so many things that seem to occur in conjunction with a crohn's flare- or that have an autoimmune component. One of my favs is episcelritis. I basic look like I have pink eye for a few days until the steroid drops kick in.
I hope this is just a bump along the road and you're feeling better soon!
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12-09-2010, 11:54 PM   #3
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I hope this is just a bump along the road and you're feeling better soon!
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12-10-2010, 12:39 AM   #4
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I wish I knew what to tell you, but bumps I know little to nothing about. I hope you get feeling better, lump removed and home happy and well very soon.
Keep us posted please?
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12-10-2010, 02:05 AM   #5
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Had to look it up, never heard of it. Sorry, I'm no help. D:

I hope you get it removed soon. Sounds like it would be really painful.
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12-10-2010, 03:19 PM   #6
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turns out they don't think it's a Thyroglossal duct cyst, but an abcess instead.
12-10-2010, 03:20 PM   #7
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I hope you are feeling better at least?
12-10-2010, 03:27 PM   #8
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yea, got Mr. Codein & Mr. Zofran by my side.
12-10-2010, 03:32 PM   #9
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Hey me too!!
12-10-2010, 04:18 PM   #10
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Ahhhhh.... Better life through chemicals
12-12-2010, 09:30 AM   #11
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well, had surgery to get it drained. Now I have a big gaping hole in my neck. -_-'
12-13-2010, 06:25 PM   #12
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Surgery was on Saturday and the Microbiology dept. barely got around to putting my "stuff" into the system at 4pm. Looks like I get an extension on my vacation away from my noisy nieces. They say I should be out by wednesday or thursday.


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12-13-2010, 08:25 PM   #13
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Awe, well a few more days in the peace and quiet is good right? Is the hole starting to heal?

Feel better, relax and try to stay stress free!
12-13-2010, 11:24 PM   #14
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Glad they were able to take care of it and that you'll be home soon! Aren't random gaping holes in your body the best? :P Took me over a month to heal after my resection and I also had a nice gaping hole for a while. Surely you won't have yours as long. The forum seems to move much slower on the weekends so sorry for the late and limited responses. :P
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