A 41-year-old female asked:
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i have 3 nodules on thyroid largest measuring 7x5x6 cm, the left lobe is replaced by a solid nod 5x2x2 . can i ask for complete removal of thyroid?

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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
Not yet: Toxic nodules ('Hot') should be calmed and make sure not cancer. Toxic multinodular goiter is rarely treated acutely with removal unless painful or compressing structures.
Answered on Jul 31, 2015

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