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1 cm nodule on thyroid

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Jackson
21 years experience Radiology
Not likely: "hot" nodules are rarely cancer and most often represent benign follicular adenomas. These are also known as "autonomous" nodules because they make t ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Need cells: Hi. You need an FNA. There are some ultrasound (U/S) characteristics that can suggest cancer (irregular borders, micro-calcifications, hypo-echoic, va ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
Have evaluation: Only 5% of nodules can harbor a cancer. Nodules are very common. See a throidologist.
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Evaluation : Of solitary thyroid nodule includes ultrasound and scan. If it is solid and "cold" (on scan), there is a finite possibility that it could be cancer. ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
Common problem: Small nodules of the thyroid are very common in women in your age group. Most of these nodules are benign. There are other characteristics that can be ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Yes!: The blood tests are measuring functionality, not tissue structure. See another endo and get a biopsy.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
45 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Not hyperthyroid: If you were hyperthyroid your free T4 would be high and TSH
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Thyroid nodules: The chances of malignant nodules 11 years after removal of thyroid nodules is very unlikely. Have you experienced any issues 11 years after thyroid no ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Very few: and they will be explained in detail by your thyroid surgeon. You can easily live on thyroid replacement (which may be the choice of your physician (t ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Size & US appearance: Size of thyroid nodules is important. Usually larger than 1-1.5 cm. goes for fine needle biopsy. Certain ultrasound characteristic such as predominant ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Barrera
38 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid mass: You should consider a biopsy first. One may also consider surgery. A negative biopsy is not 100% accurate. Sometimes small cancers can be missed. The ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Thyroid nodules: Have ultrasound guiding needle biopsy.

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