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3 mm nodule on thyroid

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 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Multiple Nodules Thy: What was the report of biopsy 3 years ago, and did you have blood test for tsh, t3, (liothyronine) T4 etc.It is important to know the results from tes ... Read More
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Follow up when u can: I assume the biopsy 3 years ago was benign (negative)? The risk of thyroid cancer is low, with each nodule having an apprx. 5% chance of cancer. Odds ... Read More
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Dr. Samuel Freedman
9 years experience Pediatrics
Goiter: Multinodular goiter is likely due to hashimotos disease. One or two big modules called"dominant" would be more concerning. There are public clinics ou ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Thyroid nodules: Usually we worry about a solitary nodule in a male and it appears that you are in good hands and the biopsies are reassuring. For further reassurance ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
17 years experience Pathology
Lymph nodes: Your doctor is likely surveying for the presence of enlarged worrisome lymph nodes, but the fact that they're small, uniform and lacking vasculature a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Watch: While there has not been a significant change in the solitary nodule present, the rule is that such a nodule, if cold on scan should be considered to ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Long
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Benign nodule: Your symptoms are most likely not related to a thyroid nodule, esp if benign. Hypothyroidism can cause the symptoms you describe but could be evaluate ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Do you have a dog?: Tapeworm usually affects dogs, but can bee transferred to humans. Rare. More probably due to infected teeth and/or gums. This can't wait. Make imm ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: the only way to know is to check your blood test. the hot nodule is probably causing you to be hyperthyroid but only labs can tell you that. You wil ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Rankin
25 years experience ADHD and Autism
Additional workup: I am presuming this was seen on an Ultrasound. The next step would usually be to an Ear Nose and Throat surgeon to do a biopsy as they are the special ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid nodule: I am not sure that the ultrasound can actually detect accurately such a small change. Were there lymph nodes? Are there other nodules? Is there con ... Read More

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