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CT scan shows thyroid nodules, have acid reflux, spitting blood

Hi Doctors, I am a 47 year old women who about 4 month ago started spiting blood in my saliva in the morning when i woke up. The time has gone by and now i noticed that i spit blood during the day at random times. I will be talking to friends and i get a blood taste in my mouth and i spit into a tissue , and there it is, I have gone to the ENT about 4 times, he scopes me, and it s normal. i went to a Gastroenterologist and did a biopsy of my esophagus and Esophagus and it came back normal. He told me that there was no bleeding from any area that he checked, but i had acid reflux . I took medicine but the bleeding has not stopped. I whent to the Rheumatologist , she checked me for everything through blood work and came back perfect. I went to a Cardiologist and sent me for a CT scan of my chest, again perfect, but she did mention that they found nodules in my thyroid. I have an appointment on Monday to see if that has anything to do with it. I am frustrated and scared because i don t know the reasons why. I am pretty healthy otherwise. i don t drink, or smoke, I am 5 8 and 126 pounds. I eat healthy and exercise. I am a hair dresser for about 20 years. Please if anyone can give me any information regarding my situation, i will really appreciate it.
Asked On : Wed, 27 Jun 2012
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Finding of nodules in thyroid is significant in the sense that you could be having multinodular goiter which occurs in hilly areas where there is deficiency of iodine in food .You must get thyroid function tests done. blood taste in mouth may be due to erosive gastritis for which endoscopy of upper gastrointestinal system
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