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I was told i have cysts on my thyroids, first could this be the reason i have gained weight? what do i do next?

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Dr. Alan Feldman answered

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Having small cysts in the thyroid are usually of no significance. A solid or mostly solid nodule over 1 cm in size may need biopsy. It is important to make sure your thyroid function is normal by getting a TSH and free T4 level. If these are normal, your weight gain is due to other reasons.

Answered Jan 15, 2015

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