A member asked:

A lot of people say when it comes to thyroid biopsies to test nodule that it is extremely painful when they taking out the fluid from the nodule you can feel the moving of the needle that its painful is this procedure really horrible pain?

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Dr. Hiep Le answered

Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis

No, it should not be painful if the procedure is appropriately done with local anesthetic. Good luck with your procedure.

Answered Jul 6, 2023

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