A 61-year-old male asked:
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how often by ultrasound should a 60 old m ale be checking a 8 year old stable likely benign subcentimeter (< 1cm) thyroid nodules? is it once a year?

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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 brain. WHY? There is no reason to have any scheduled follow-up scan of your thyroid. If concerned, biopsy but no reason to keep having procedures. Do you suffer from anxiety, OCD or hypochondria?
Answered on Sep 29, 2016

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