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massage to reduce thyroid nodules
A 50-year-old female asked:
48 years experience Pathology
No medication: Other than radio-iodine treatment, there is no medication to reduce the size of thyroid nodules.
A 54-year-old member asked:
66 years experience Endocrinology
Not recommended: Ata guidelines recommend against use of thyroid meds for thids purpose. Causes other medical problems and found not to be beneficial.
A member asked:
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
See ENT surgeon. : You may need an ultrasound guided biopsy.
A 49-year-old member asked:
51 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Thyroid nodules occur in up to 50% of the worlds population. Modern ultrasound equipment can detect very small nodules that were not detectable with o ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
21 years experience Radiology
Yes.: Most thyroid nodules remain stable over many years. Some can increase in size and some can decrease. It depends on the composition of the nodule.
A 42-year-old member asked:
53 years experience Endocrinology
Lumps in the gland: Nodules may be single or multiple (multinodular goiter) and may be due to benign colloid accumulations or 10% of the time cancer. See a thyroidologist ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
43 years experience Pathology
Part of the gland: They will move upward with the rest of the gland when you swallow, and you can move them just as you can move your larynx and trachea once you know yo ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
40 years experience Endocrinology
Depends: Thyroid nodules are very common in the population, especially in women. Most are benign. Biopsy is indicated if they are larger than 1 cm in size an ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
27 years experience Breast Surgery
Variable: Thyroid nodules are variable in their growth patterns. Some can grow quickly in size, particularly if there is a cystic component to the nodule. You ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
17 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hmm: Other than surgery (which I am not necessarily recommending), generally speaking thyroid nodules do not go away. You should have an ultrasound and po ... Read More
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