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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phil Zapanta
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
"growths" on cords: Vocal nodules are lesions that can affect the true vocal cords. Nodules usually present as hoarseness or a change in your voice. They tend to be non ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Fertel
32 years experience Emergency Medicine
Usually benign: Vocal cord nodules are usually benign but could effect your voice. See an ENT for further treatment.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
What type of : Nodule? In what part of the body? Please clarify and re-ask.
A female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: A 9 mm nodule is a lot smaller than a 1.2 cm. nodule. But it depends on what is causing the nodule and where it is. A small cancerous nodule would b ... Read More
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Dr. Gabriel Niles
16 years experience Family Medicine
Nodules: Usually smaller is better. So in this regard, 9mm (0.9cm) is better than 12mm (1.2cm). However, if we're talking about cancer then another important f ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
9 mm: is 0.35 inches. Size of a ladybug
A female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
No: 9mm is smaller than 1.2cm. 1.2cm is 12mm. Both are smaller than a half inch.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Requires examination: and direct observation, preferrably by a dermatologist. Cannot be diagnosed without exam and/or biopsy.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Firm mass: Any growth or deposit in the body or on its surface may be casually termed a nodule until its character is determined by the familiarity of the physic ... Read More
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A 80-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Size is relative: As with all things in life, size is relative. Whether a thing is big or small depends on what it is, what it's doing there, whether it's growing or sh ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Connie Topliff
28 years experience Family Medicine
Where is nodule?: Any other symptoms?
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
58 years experience Pathology
See below: You will have hoarseness. The vocal cors cannot touch each other when there is a nodules.

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