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A female asked:

If one-4 cm and two tiny benign thyroid nodules were removed 11 years ago, what are chances new nodules are malignant?

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Thyroid nodules: The chances of malignant nodules 11 years after removal of thyroid nodules is very unlikely. Have you experienced any issues 11 years after thyroid nodules removed? If yes, pl;ease see your doctor. If no, relax and enjoy.
Last updated Jul 12, 2016

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