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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Is there a question?: Hi. I'm glad you have a normal thyroid ultrasound. Did you have a question? Why was the ultrasound ordered? Did your doc think he/she felt something a ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Sounds like: a simple cyst and not malignancy but you should undergo aspiration. If the nodule is benign cyst on cytology of aspirated fluid and nodule resolves, ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Need a biopsy: You need a full thyroid evaluation, and a nodule that size probably warrants a thyroid biopsy. Check w/your doctor.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid big: 24 M from Philippines states girlfriend has enlarged thyroid with echo showing scatter suggestive of thyroid disease. This means she has an enlarged t ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Giuseppe Barbesino
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Small nodule: Often cystic thyroid nodules can have denser regions called "punctate foci". If the nodule is not cystic those can also be microcalcifications, a find ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Lamb,: If your calcium is normal, you are healthy, perhaps suffering from thyroiditis, very easy to treat. Have your TSH measured too.
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Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
"Coarse Echo Texture: simply means "NOT SMOOTH" and the treatment depends upon whether the thyroid is ENLARGED or not! Hope this helps! Dr Z
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Check antibodies: Hi. That U/S is not specific, but Hashimoto's glands can look like that. Check TPO and thyroglobulin autoantibodies. If they're positive, it's Hashimo ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Need more info?: Why did you have your Thyroid checked in the first place? We advise people not to do a test unless it is clearly indicated, i.e you are looking for a ... Read More
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