A 34-year-old female asked:
4 years ago radiologist scanned thyroid after tech didn't see anything. Saw 3mm hypoechoic thyroid nodule that "was mild on real time transmission" and "was probably a complex cyst". He said I didn't need a follow up ultrasound unless Dr feels it.ok?
1 doctor answer
31 years experience in Head and Neck Surgery
Small Thyroid nodule: 3 mm is small and very common. Current ATA guidelines discourage biopsy of lesions less than 10 mm. If you aren’t having symptoms and don’t develop a mass, I wouldn’t worry. If you have any doubts, seek a second opinion and a repeat ultrasound.
Answered on Dec 25, 2017
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:
People also searched for:
Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!