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Coarse heterogenous echo texture of thyroid

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Check antibodies: Hi. That U/S is not specific, but Hashimoto's glands can look like that. Check TPO and thyroglobulin autoantibodies. If they're positive, it's Hashimo ... Read More
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
52 years experience Endocrinology
Multinodular goiter: No undue risk of cancer. Should get blood tests to make sure not hypo or hyperthyroid. Recheck ultrasound in ~ 1 year to make sure no change in size ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Need more info?: Why did you have your Thyroid checked in the first place? We advise people not to do a test unless it is clearly indicated, i.e you are looking for a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Cold nodule...: Cold nodules are bad compared to hot. More likely to malignant.....get checked.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Need a biopsy: You need a full thyroid evaluation, and a nodule that size probably warrants a thyroid biopsy. Check w/your doctor.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid big: 24 M from Philippines states girlfriend has enlarged thyroid with echo showing scatter suggestive of thyroid disease. This means she has an enlarged t ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Thyroid U/S: Hi. Why was the thyroid ultrasound done? Your gland sounds characteristic of an autoimmune gland (Usually Hashimoto's, but also seen in Graves'). Has ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Lamb,: If your calcium is normal, you are healthy, perhaps suffering from thyroiditis, very easy to treat. Have your TSH measured too.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sterba
47 years experience Rheumatology
Endocrinologis: If TSH is high and gland is enlarge, your doctor might want to give you treatment , with thyroid hoimone to normalize the TSH and reduce the size of ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
"Coarse Echo Texture: simply means "NOT SMOOTH" and the treatment depends upon whether the thyroid is ENLARGED or not! Hope this helps! Dr Z
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