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What Does A Maligent Nodule Look Like
Varies: Nodules may be visible lumps beneath the surface or invisible ones in the body of the organ, that may be palpable by trained fingers. Ultrasound & radionuclide scans are used to visualize & help characterize them. See doc for thyroid blood tests & follow-up imaging studies if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Had 7mm thyroid nodule that went away in a month.Also found to have thyroiditis.Dr said thyroiditis can cause thyroid to look like it has a nodule?
Correct: Your doctor is right. Ultrasound picks up the most tiny of abberations, and a 7 mm nodule may well be of no consequence, or be part of the heterogeneity of hashimotos thyroiditis or scarring left over from subacute thyroiditis. A cancerous nodule would not "go away" so you don't need to worry. ...Read more
Depends on size: You might not feel anything if it's small. Otherwise, it could feel like a lump, a node and if it's big enough, it can feel like a growth/mass on your neck. If it's liquid, like a cyst, it could be soft. If it's a solid growth, it could be rubbery and if it's calcified, it could have a rock/hard feel to it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was told I have a nodule on my ovaries I have since lost insurance how fast does something like this progress?
Tomorrow go back to: wherever you were told you had these nodules & request your entire medical records especially the actual imaging, not just the report, then see http://ww5.komen.org/BreastCancer/FinancialResources.html and http://www.coastalvirginiamag.com/Nonprofits-and-Charities/index.php/name/Susan-G-Komen-for-the-Cure-Tidewater/listing/29412/ I know it says breast cancer but there's general info re: $ help ...Read more
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