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Treatments For Adenomatous Goiter
I have been diagnosed with multi cystic adenomatous solitary goiter right lobe. I am 40yrs woman. Pl suggest remedy?
Goiter: Sounds like you have an enlarged gland with a cystic changes which has been biopsied and proven benigngenerally you can do nothing medicine wise to reduce its size you can have surgery, rarely radioactive iodine or alcohol injections mostly these are just followed to assure stability of size and function.
I have a nontoxic goiter. Should I be worried? It's not cAusing me any symptoms or issues. Also, what is the treatment for it?
Don't Panic, there: Are 3 main types of non-toxic goiter. Worldwide most common cause is iodine def, rare in US. Supplements/inc I in diet may shrink it. In older people in the US multinodular goiter is most common. If no sx's US & bx of any susp nods w tx if nec. Then follow w/US. Hashimoto's (autoimmune) thyroiditis is next. Can cause hypothyroid. Monitor TFT's, tx if nec. If not bothered, mon. If sx's tx exists.
Many possibilities: An enlarged thyroid (goiter) has many causes and possible treatments. Is it causing hyper/hypothyroidism (i.e. Graves disease, toxic goiter, hashimotos)? Check tsh, ft4. Maybe anti-tpo. Is the goiter nodular or smooth? This may require an ultrasound, with biopsy of any suspicious nodules. Is it really big and impair your swallowing/breathing? Then maybe surgery. Check with your doctor.
How to cure goiter w/out internal treatment what kind of medicine to drink please help me, thanks?
Different: Goiters/thryoid - thyroid function tests (blood work), and thyroid ultrasound. Tx: thyroid meds. Sinusitis- culture and swab, sometimes sinus ct or even sinus mri. Treatment - typically oral course of antibiotics. In extreme case, an ENT doc does surgery, inserts a trocar into your sinuses, and manually irrigates and evacuates the infection from your sinuses. This is the ultimate treatment.
What kind of treatment can I get for a goiter when I am allergic to iodine and do not want surgery?
Goiter: Work with your team, your doc. If you have graves disease and radioactive iodine was recommended, there are several additional medications with benefit. Initial therapy and subsequent result is important for you and your doc to determine subsequent treatments. Don't avoid all care over your iodine and surgery limits.
I have 25*14 mm sized cold multi nodular goiter which is benign as per investigation reports. Should I go for surgical treatment?
Nodular goiter: I would not worry about a nodular goiter if the thyroid blood levels are OK and you are not really troubled by slightly enlarged thyroid nodules. That said, if your doctor recommends thyroid surgery you will be referred to a thyroid surgeon who will tell you what needs to be done or what is not necessary to be done, at least for now.
I got thyroid goiter nodules on my right side and the size is 1.2x 3.2mmand now this over 2 year so please advice me for the further treatment?
Goiter: You may need to have this checked again soon by your doctor. You probably should have blood test, including a TSH, Free T4, and Free T3, (liothyronine) as well as have your doctor order another ultrasound of your thyroid, to see if the nodules are bigger or mores suspicious, or to see if you now have nodules on the left side as well.See 1 more doctor answer
My tt report 1-hutrhel adenoma of right lobe with multinodular goiter, focal hyperplastic, involutional change 2-no malignancy seen is it bad? Tg is. 8
No: It's good. I'm betting it's a benign nodule. If it keeps growing, have it checked again, or if it bugs you or you don't like the way it looks, it can come out.
I've been looking for treatment from doctor. He said, my colloid goiter will heal, if I eat thyrozol 5mg and proponalol 5mg, that's possible? Thank
Hyperthyroid?: Treatment with thyrozol and Propranolol would be appropriate if you have an overactive thyroid. It will not help if your thyroid level is normal and you simply have an enlarged thyroid. In your age group, the most common cause for hyperthyroidism is graves disease. A goiter is common with this disorder and can resolve with treatment, if you go into remission.See 1 more doctor answer
I've been a half deaf for 12 years since I got a goiter. I visited a doctor (12 years ago) & he told me nerve damage. Is there a new treatment nowdays?
Multinodular goiter dx. Us biopsy of thyroid- benign. What's the treatment for goiter? History of cancer- can't I just get it removed prophylacticly?
Why?: Unless it represents a danger like cancer, or is a severe physical or cosmetic problem, why remove an organ "prophylactically"/ if that were true, why not also "prophylactically" remove your nose, breasts, external ears, toes, one kidney......And all the other parts of your body you don't really need that could potentially cause trouble in the future?See 1 more doctor answer
My mom has needle aspiration biopsy and the results were: follicular neoplasm adenoma vs carcinoma; adenomatous colloid goiter with hyperplastic chang?
It could be cancer/T: Thyroid cancer can show up like this. On the other hand benign Thyroid nodules are common but FNA may not be adequate to make a correct diagnosis. You should seek an expert opinion from a Thyroid Cancer doctor. Such specialists are found in bigger Medical centers or in a Cancer hospital where you could first go to an Endocrinologist or head and Neck surgeon for advice.
Good day, I was dx. With colloid goiter, may I know what is the best treatment for this? Do I need to have TSH T3 (liothyronine) T4 test before treatment?
Yes: Get your thyroid hormone levels tested. If the TSH is low, you will need a thyroid uptake and scan. Discuss this with your treating doctor.
Enlarged pituitary, no adenoma. Neurological endocrine system disregulation incl. Fluctuating thyroid hormone w/goiter (when high). High urine pH 9.0.
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I had a partial thyroidectomy and the radioactive iodine treatment for the other side due to goiter-nodule with small cancer. Synthroid (thyroxine) reduced-why?
For RAI to Work: The overall treatment is a little confusing as cancer is usually surgically removed, but there are a few reasons to lower your Synthroid (thyroxine). It may be held for a while so your left over thyroid tries to work and will suck up the RAI. The other reason is when the thyroid cells die they will release thyroid hormone. This could temp make you hyperthyroid. Eventually your dose will be adjusted again.See 1 more doctor answer
What are the symptoms and treatment for neuroendocrine tumors in the lung? After testing for four months, I was diagnosed with graves disease last week. Tachycardia that averages 144, tremors, confusion/forgetfullness, weight loss, blurry vision, goiter,
Neuroendocrine tumor: Symptoms are of two manners. First is the tumor mass itself tends to cause pulmonary symptoms whereas the hormones released by the tumor can cause symptoms including diarrhea, flushing, and wheezing, may occur when the tumors produce excess amounts of serotonin.See 2 more doctor answers
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