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hypoechoic heterogeneous nodule

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Neurologist: These sound like nonfunctioning thyroid nodules. Usually more than one nodule indicates benign ones, but the rheumatologist is best qualified to advis ... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hassan Arshad
16 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Needle biopsy: It sounds like you've had a thyroid ultrasound and a thyroid uptake scan. Most thyroid nodules are not cancerous, but it's recommended that nodules th ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Nesmith
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Thyroid nodule: If you were not seen by an endocrinologist, you should be referred to one for possible biopsy. You should also have a thyroid panel done.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
Common problem: Nodules of the thyroid are common, especially in women. Most thyroid nodules are benign. "solid", "hypoechoic", "heterogeneous" nodules are the most ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Sridhar Shankar
Specializes in Radiology
No: It is unlikely that a 5 mm module is causing pain. Currently recommended practice is to follow up annually for less than 1 cm (or 1.5 cm) nodules. Mor ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It would help: to know what organ we are talking about. In the breast these findings have one meaning, in the liver another. So it would be very helpful to know wher ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goodman
27 years experience Radiology
Needs biopsy: I am not sure where this nodule is located, breast or thyroid? The finding is non-specific. Nonetheless, the size of the nodule warrants a biopsy. ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not likely: Cancer is not likely but you should follow your doctor's advice for further evaluation, be that a thyroid scan or fine needle aspiration of the lesion ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Thyroid nodule: The appearance of the nodule in an ultrasound or ct is explained here. The purpose is to follow up and rule out cancer.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
16 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid Nodule: Thyroid nodules are very common. About 70% of the population has a nodule (many don't know it). About 5% of nodules are cancerous, which is why we c ... Read More
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