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What does the thyroid with nodules look like?

What does the thyroid with nodules 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 more

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Nodule (Definition)

Any growth or deposit in the body or on its surface may be casually termed a nodule until its character is determined by the familiarity of the physician with it or by the results of a biopsy if it is not so obvious. The term is casual ...Read more


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What does a thyroid nodule look like?

What does a thyroid nodule look like?

It depends: Thyroid nodules can be filled with fluid, solid tissue or calcified. Depending on how you look at them, ct, mri, us, they can have varying appearances. ...Read more

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Is small nodules that look like skin tags on the genitals always hpv?

Is small nodules that look like skin tags on the genitals always hpv?

No: Very commonly these are genital warts caused by hpv, but they could also be molluscum, skin tags, seborrheic keratoses, or another lesion. Most of these are benign, but when in doubt, always have these examined, especially if they are changing or growing. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What does nodular melanoma typically look like? Is it mostly dark? Pink?

What does nodular melanoma typically look like?  Is it mostly dark? Pink?

Nodular melanoma: Can be black, brown, tan or pink (amelanotic, no pigment production). Called nodular because it immediately begins growing vertically therefore creating a nodule. Arises rapidly. Please see a board certified dermatologist and get this checked asap. ...Read more

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Can a scratched malignant melanoma/amelanotic nodular melanoma heal to look like normal skin?

Can a scratched malignant melanoma/amelanotic nodular melanoma heal to look like normal skin?

They grow deep.: It's doubtful that a melanoma with the top scratched off in any way would appear like normal skin, as they tend to grow deep and not superficially. But if there's really any concern about melanoma, see a Dermatologist right away. ...Read more

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What do psoriatic arthritis nodules look like?

What do psoriatic arthritis nodules look like?

None: Psoriatic arthritis typically does not cause nodules. Skin and lung and eye nodules typically occur with rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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What does a nodule in your thyroid feel like?

What does a nodule in your thyroid feel like?

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 more

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I was told I have a nodule on my ovaries I have since lost insurance how fast does something like this progress?

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