A 53-year-old female asked:
a 2.3 cm solid nodule found on my thyroid on left lobe. no needle biopsy yet. can i have the nodule only removed? or is lobe removal the only way?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Melanie Mintzer answered
40 years experience Family Medicine
Thyroid nodules: If your thyroid nodule requires removal, the nodule can be removed, not the entire lobe. The nodule can be benign and may not need removal. Seek consultation from a good ENT or endocrinological surgeon for this.
Answered on Mar 4, 2018
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