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Diminutive Left Lobe Of Thyroid
Yes: Any measurement greater than 5 cm generally considered enlarged. ...Read more
What could 3 heterigeneous hyperechoic nodules in left lobe of thyroid be. Measurements are .9, 1.5,and 1.0. ?
Individualized: There are many different homeopathic remedies that could help a thyroid cyst, but only one of them is likely to help- the choice is based not just on the cyst but on everything else about you as well (homeopaths are more interested in what type of person has a disease than what disease a person has). I advise consulting a good homeopath to determine which remedy is the best fit. ...Read more
Ive had my left lobe of thyroid removed d/t thyroid ca. What would the thyroglobulin teat be used to monitor?
Monitor recurrence: The thyroglobulin test is used as a tumor marker to evaluate the effectiveness of treatment for thyroid cancer and to monitor for recurrence. Not every thyroid cancer will produce thyroglobulin, but the most common types, the well-differentiated papillary and follicular thyroid cancers, frequently do, so increased levels of thyroglobulin can help guide management post treatment for thyroid cancer. ...Read more
What would cause a 4mm hypoechoic nodule in left lobe of thyroid gland, along with prominent bilateral cervical lymph nodes as found in a neck US?
Thyroid cyst: It sounds like you have a simple thyroid cyst and possiblt a couple of reactive nodes that may be within normal. Why did you have an ultrasound? 4mm cysts is not palpable. I would recommend regular 6-12 month follow up. it is low risk for neoplastic pathology based on your description. ...Read more
My thyroid u/s show mild cervical lymphadenopathy small nodule inferior posterior left lobe of thyroid Additional parathyroid adenoma/lymphadenopathy?
Specialists: These findings are best evaluated by a Thyroidologist/endocrinologist collaborating with a skilled head and neck surgeon. More than likely a needle biopsy of the thyroid nodule and possibly a ct scan of the neck will be recommended. The radiologist will thoroughly review these images with the specialists. ...Read more
Thyroid sono results: right lobe 3.6x1.35x1.4cm, left lobe 3.0x1.2x1.2cm. Isthmus is 3mm....Normal?
Yes: Those measurements are slightly small overall but if thyroid function is normal, it is normal for you. ...Read more
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