Last year, I went with my son to his allergist appointment. When we were called back, the doctor took us into his office and had us sit down on a bench in his exam room. He started chatting with us about my son’s allergies, medications, and so forth when he looked at me, paused, and told me to “look up.”  I was a little taken aback, but I did as he asked. Before I knew it, my son’s allergist was palpating the middle of my neck and examining me!  After a few moments of this, he said, “You need to see an endocrinologist. I think you have a large thyroid nodule.”

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