A 53-year-old female asked:
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thyroid nodule of the right lobe. fna indicated follicular lesion-also hypothyroid, family history of malignant thyroid nodules. options?

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Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Surgery or...: A repeat biopsy combined with an afirma assay test may give you somewhat better guidance, but with your history and risk factors, surgery may be the best option. By the way, why are you taking generic T4 an Armour Thyroid together? There is no way to monitor the dosage properly as the lab tests will be unreliable. Brand name T4 is better, safer and more reliable.
Answered on Jan 15, 2015
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