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what is a stable nodule on thyroid

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
44 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Not hyperthyroid: If you were hyperthyroid your free T4 would be high and TSH
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Yes: No significant change in size of thyroid nodule.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Ok to refuse: If the thyroid nodule is stable like you said, there is no need for a repeat biopsy (unless the last one didn't get enough materials or if your doctor ... Read More
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Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Very Low Risk: If you have already had needle biopsy, or fna, done and it was benign, it's ok to just follow thyroid nodules on us. However, if no needle test done, ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Thyroidologist: Usually, in women especially multiple thyroid nodules are all benign. However,that being said, if there's any doubt a needle biopsy is the diagnostic ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
38 years experience Pathology
Thyroid nodules: Most nodules are benign, especially if multiple. Biopsy by needle aspiration may be useful for larger nodules, though recently the threshold for biops ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
unlikely: Unlikely its cancer but you still need medical attention. If the lymph nodes don't resolve an fna (fine needle aspiration) is needed. A small needle ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Ultrasound : better for evaluation of thyroid nodules. ENT surgeon or Endocrinologist can help with managing your nodules.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamer Yacoub
33 years experience Endocrinology
Toxic nodular goiter: The fact that your TSH level is low is consistent with overactive thyroid even if the T3 (liothyronine) & T4 are Normal. If your TSH is below 0.10 ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Hypochondria: You have a very small nodule unchanged for 8 years, perfectly normal blood pressure and otherwise no medical issues, but you've had MRI and MRA of bra ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: the only way to know is to check your blood test. the hot nodule is probably causing you to be hyperthyroid but only labs can tell you that. You wil ... Read More
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