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Thyroid nodule with normal thyroid levels

A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: It is possible to have normal TSH levels, and it is also possible to have abnormal TSH levels. Benign nodules may or may not change in size. Anytime t... Read More
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 41 years experience
Thyroid nodules: Thyroid nodules are divided in hot or cold by thyroid nuclar scan. Cold nodules are the one's than in some % may be cancerous and require biopsy. Any ... Read More
Dr. David Rosen
Dr. David Rosenanswered
Medical Oncology 31 years experience
Nodules: Growth of thyroid nodules may represent malignancy. The only way to really know is to perform fna biopsy. Many patients with solid thyroid nodules wil... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Indu Lal
Dr. Indu Lalanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
Yes it can: Nodule can be benign, but keep monitoring tft, and watch for symptoms.
Dr. Samuel Freedman
Pediatrics 10 years experience
Nodule: A single rapidly growing thyroid nodule is concerning regardless of thyroid function. If it has doubled in size in a short time or measures over 1 cm ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
Pathology 34 years experience
Adenoma: If there is a solitary thyroid gland nodule, that has been removed and examined under a microscrope using sections taken from the tumor, is called an ... Read More
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
A growth: If it's indeed "benign" (by biopsy) and the TSH is "normal", then this is just a growth on your thyroid (just like a growth anywhere else). The proble... Read More
Dr. Samuel Freedman
Pediatrics 10 years experience
Nodule: I presume its been biopsied. If its benign it likely represents inflammation from autoimmune thyroid disease. Continue to monitor it carefully - if it... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Normal: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that.... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
It's OK to wait till: May. Normal TSH rules out hyperthyroidism (function wise). Find ways to calm your nerves - exercise, adequate sleep, humor etc. All you need perhaps i... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Skow
Family Medicine 13 years experience
Unlikely: Thyroid nodules are a fairly common finding. In the setting of a normal tsh, an fna is the appropriate next step. The good news is the very large majo... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Wagner
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Cancer risk: Risk of cancer is higher in patients < 20 and > 70, and in males. Concern for cancer higher if fixed (non-mobile), fast growing, lymph nodes in the ne... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Wolfe
Head & Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Very common problem: Thyroid nodules are very common. We do not know why they appear. They normally do not cause functional changes in the thyroid. Once they are found,... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
No, No relationship: There is no relationship here. Have your thyroid nodule taken care of by your doctor.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
Possibly: Ghe tendency for transformation of a nodule in the thyroid gland depends on whether the nodule is solitary or multiple. The latter for the most part ... Read More
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