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Ultrasound Of The Thyroid
The sonogram is a test that looks at body organs with no radiation. It uses sound waves and can give us a 2 dimensional view of organs such as the kidney, liver, heart, and lungs. It can define spaces that are either solid or full of fluid. I can also guide large needles into an organ or near the spine, and can help define the area being cut open. Its a ...Read more
Saw dr last week for pain and swelling on right side of neck. Had ultrasound of thyroid- came back normal. No nodules. What else could be causing it?
Other structures . : It be a problem in the other structures of the neck ie muscles , lymph nodes etc . If the swelling persists . You need cat scan of the neck. ...Read more
An ultrasound of thyroid reported a 6 mm nodule but a rescan one month later reported nothing. The doctor saidthat the radiologist over read the first scan. Its been 8 monthssince. Is a follow up needed?
Probably not: If there is no nodule seen on the most recent exam then there is really nothing to follow up. Thyroid is a superficial organ so it's easily scanned with an ultrasound and if there is a nodule its easy to pick up. You can always talk to the radiologist who read your ultrasound if you are still concerned. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Recent ultrasound of thyroid can you let me know if i need to get any of the nodules aspirated history: thyroid nodule on mri.
Technique: thyroid u?
yes: Listen to your board certified endocrinologist md. ...Read more
Tsh levels .29 range 0.4 - 5.0 free t3 is 2.6 range 2.5 - 3.9 free t4 is 0.9 range is 0.6 - 1.5 ultrasound of thyroid revealed two colloid cysts. Help?
Borderline abnormal: The free T3 and free T4 levels are normal. The TSH is borderline low. Typically the TSH is the most sensitive indicator of your thyroid level, and when low suggests that your thyroid level may be high (overactive). Currently you do not have enough of an abnormality to treat. The colloid cysts are usually of no significance. You should simply repeat the thyroid levels in 1 month. ...Read more
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If my tsh low, t3 and t4 is normal, is it hypo or hyper thyroidism? Should I take iodine? Ultra sound is normal, without pathology.
Hypothyroid: The answer to this question depends on what your exact levels are and what type of symptoms you have. "Subclinical Hypothyroidsim" sometimes presents in the manner you describe. ...Read more
Probably: Unless the goiter (enlarged thyroid) is very large, it should cause few if any problems. However, something is causing the goiter. In the US, it is usually because the immune system is inappropriately making antibodies that attack a person's own proteins in the thyroid (auto-, or self-directed, immunity). This may cause abnormal thyroid levels in the future, and needs to be checked regularly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Structure: It's an imaging study to look at the structure of the thyroid gland. It tells you the texture (smooth, lumpy...), amount of blood flow, whether or not there is a growth/tumor on the thyroid, whether or not the growth is full of liquid, completely solid or mixture of both and how big the growth is... ...Read more
Anatomy: Generally thyroid ultrasound studies look for anatomic abnormalities such as size and nodules. ...Read more
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