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What Are Compressive And Tracheal Symptoms Due To Thyroid Nodule
4 weeks ago i had a biopsy done on a thyroid nodule which came back clear but i feel poorly, with symptoms of thyroid problems could it have changed?
I have all the symptoms of hypothyroidism,and bilateral thyroid. nodules,should I be taking meds even though many labs are within range?
Thyroid nodule well over 2.5 CM & growing.All symptoms of hypothyroidism. 2 biospies inconclusive. .He wants to do another. So tired. Cant take it?
I have a 3mm thyroid nodule (cyst). Labs are normal. I still have all the symptoms of hypothyroidism. Doc says to come back in 6 months. Help.
I had a CT scan to rule out a PE from chest and shoulder pain. I need F/U with dr due to a left lobe thyroid nodule w/ peripherphal ringlike calcifi?
Yes: Thyroid nodules occur in up to 50% of the worlds population. Modern ultrasound equipment can detect very small nodules that were not detectable with older machines. Only about 5% of nodules are cancerous. Nodules tend to increase in frequency as one matures. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Several steps: 1) history and physical exam by doctor, 2) blood test to assess thyroid function. If hyperthyroid: needs treatment and usually a nuclear scan. 3) if thyroid function is normal or depressed usually a thyroid ultrasound is done 4) if nodule is solid or suspicious then fine needle aspiration. 5) if benign: follow-up - if malignant (or suggestive) refer to qualified surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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