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How badly does a thyroid biopsy hurt?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Not bad

It depends on your pain threshold but in general, it is not more than getting your lab draw, it's just intimidating because it's a needle in the neck.
It's easy enough that some docs don't even need to give you numbing medication.

In brief: Not bad

It depends on your pain threshold but in general, it is not more than getting your lab draw, it's just intimidating because it's a needle in the neck.
It's easy enough that some docs don't even need to give you numbing medication.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Little

I have never had a patient complain about pain from thyroid biopsy.
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In brief: Little

I have never had a patient complain about pain from thyroid biopsy.
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Dr. Steven Watry
Dr. Steven Watry
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