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thyroid changes on ultrasound

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypothyroid: The answer to this question depends on what your exact levels are and what type of symptoms you have. "Subclinical Hypothyroidsim" sometimes presents ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Low TSH: A low TSH with normal T3 and free T4 is c/w subclinical hyperthyroidism. In a young person (esp a woman), it could be subclinical Graves disease. Sug ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
More information: How big are the nodules. If they are very small, < 1 cm, you should get lab checks to rule out hashimotos thyroid disease and get a yearly ultrasou ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Multinodular thyroid: is not that uncommon. Hopefully you have had an endocrinologist evaluate this and recommend treatment and management. If you haven't, go.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Thyroiditis: In 2013 the thyroid may have been inflamed (thyroiditis). That eventually subsides, and the gland can shrink afterwards.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Nodule: Unlikely, but you should have another study to be sure.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
16 years experience Endocrinology
Not very likely: The majority of thyroid nodules are not cancerous. Only 5-10% actually turnout to be cancer. If nodules have suspicious findings or grow above a cer ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
41 years experience Radiology
Not to worry: We have lumps for all sorts of reasons. They are often small sebaceous cysts or nevi (moles). The fact that it hasn't changed in 3 years is a sign t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
24 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Non-specific: An enlarged lymph node in the neck could be secondary to anything from a harmless infection to to a cancer. You will want to be carefully evaluated t ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
51 years experience Cardiology
Old infection: old or chronic infection. If no symptoms wait and watch.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Structure: It's an imaging study to look at the structure of the thyroid gland. It tells you the texture (smooth, lumpy...), amount of blood flow, whether or no ... Read More
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