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Please tell me what does diffuse thyromegaly means?

Please tell me what does diffuse thyromegaly means?

Diffuse thyromegaly: means generalized enlargement of the thyroid gland. There are multiple possible causes. ...Read more

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What is thyromegaly with heterogeneous echotexture mean?

Mixed echogenicity : Thyromegaly means enlarge ment of thyroid gland. Heterogeneous means irregular texture, not same echogenicity throughout gland. No large discrete nodules are seen. Therapy is determined by evaluation that includes thyroid function tests. ...Read more

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What does diffuse thyromegaly mean in thyroid scintigraphy?

What does diffuse thyromegaly mean in thyroid scintigraphy?

Image enlarg thyroid: Thyromegaly means enlargement of thyroid gland sometimes called goiter. Most commonly enlarged gland caused by hyperthyroidism sometimes called Graves' disease.Most common cause of goiter worldwide is lack of iodine in the diet.In US, where the use of iodized salt is common,goiter more often due to the over- or underproduction of thyroid hormones or to nodules (diffuse multinodular goiter. ...Read more

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I recently had an ultrasound done of my neck and it was noted that I have significant defuse thyromegaly what exactly does that mean?

I recently had an ultrasound done of my neck and it was noted that I have significant defuse thyromegaly what exactly does that mean?

Tricky: cannot say in your particular case, but generally, it means GOITER. This is when the thyroid is failing and compensating by growing when it cannot put out enough hormone. ...Read more

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My ultrasound on thyroid says thyromegaly with diffuse non-specific parenchymal changes & bilateral nodules. What's the best thing to do?

More information: How big are the nodules. If they are very small, < 1 cm, you should get lab checks to rule out hashimotos thyroid disease and get a yearly ultrasound to make sure the nodules are not growing. ...Read more

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Borderline elevated thyroid uptake 31.5 percent, mild thyromegaly, no definite dominant hot or cold nodules. Should I be concerned? See an endocrinol

Borderline elevated thyroid uptake 31.5 percent, mild thyromegaly, no definite dominant hot or cold nodules. Should I be concerned?  See an endocrinol

Thyroid: As an endocrinologist myself I strongly recommend a visit to a local endocrinologist. You will get a full exam and be told the necessary studies needed in a way you will fully understand. ...Read more

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The thyroglobulin antibody was done because of a nodule in the right lobe and thyroid markedly reduce in size on the left. Diagnosis thyromegaly.

The thyroglobulin antibody was done because of a nodule in the right lobe and thyroid markedly reduce in size on the left. Diagnosis thyromegaly.

nonspecific: Thyroglobulin antibody is a nonspecific test. It could indicate underlying autoimmune thyroid disease, but can also be seen in familial multinodular goiter. Depending on the size or other characteristics of your thyroid nodule, it may need to be biopsied. ...Read more

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Does the uvula have a more commonly known name?

Does the uvula have a more commonly known name?

Uvula: Not really. Some people call it their boxing bag. Others call it their hangy downy thingy. It is part of the soft palate and it does have it's own muscle, which, as you would expect is called the uvular muscle. ...Read more

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By what other name are "flax seeds" are commonly known?

Linseed or flax seed: They are mostly called flax seeds, or linseed. Linseed oil is not the same as flaxseed oil and may not be consumed. ...Read more

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Which sex is more commonly known to get stis, male or female?

Which sex is more commonly known to get stis, male or female?

STD's?: As with life, std's are equal opportunity without discrimination betwen the sexes, and like the old song lyric true love, i give to you, as you give to me. We urge folks to practice safe sex beacuse people lie about their past, # of partners, and when you engage in unprotected sex, you sleep with everyone that your partmer has slept with. ...Read more