Additionally, he has other health problems (chronic pain from debilitating back problems, i.e. 3 surgeries with
fusion, plus scar tissue
from surgeries, severe osteoarthritis, diabetes, heart problems, etc.). He has not yet been diagnosed with Hashimoto's. The FNP at the clinic is astounded that there was no evidence of the existence of thyroid tissue. If there's no thyroid tissue, where did it go, what happened to it, etc. Since the panic attacks, etc.