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hypoechoic thyroid nodule treatment

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Maklansky
24 years experience Radiology
Nodule: If you have a complex thyroid nodule that meets certain criteria a thyroid nodule biopsy under ultrasound could be preformed. It is a simple procedur ... Read More
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Options: Depends on the size of the nodule, you can either do an ultrasound guided biopsy to rule out cancer or follow it with yearly ultrasound to make sure t ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends: An endocrinologist can help sort this out. Often they will do an ultrasound examination and a needle biopsy to find out if it is benign or cancerous. ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neri Holzer
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Bleeding in nodule: Solitary nodules usually require needle biopsy. Most are benign and asymptomatic. I assume yours was diagnosed with a needle biopsy. Rarely there c ... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Your Dr is the guide: You need to tell us more...Why did you go to your doctor to start with? What has he/she advised you to do?. The cause of pain is unknown. It can be bl ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Monitor: Depends on the size of the nodule, you might need a biopsy to make sure it is benign. At the very least, you need to follow the nodule with another u ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ester Kwok
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Must b another cause: Choking sensation in the throat can be due to something other than an abnormality in the thyroid. Because the anatomy in that area includes the vocal ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
33 years experience Endocrinology
Fewer echoes on US: Hypoechoic describes the appearance of a nodule on ultrasound (us). It refers to a nodule that reflects back fewer sound waves compared to the normal ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarik Hadid
18 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends : It all depends on the size and if it is new. There is a need to do needle aspiration if not sure
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Cold nodule: Cold nodules can be tumor but still unlikely. Your evaluation will clarify that. You may need a biopsy.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Culviner
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Reasonable: A 7 mm thyroid nodule is considered well under the 1 cm size at which we start to be more concerned. There is no reason to aggressively pursue earlier ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends: Hypoechoic, hypervascular, or calcifications on ultrasound need to be addressed particularly if the nodule is > 10mm. The solid component of a comp ... Read More

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