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Could I have prevented follicular adenoma thyroid nodules?

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Dr. Eric Whitman
Surgery - Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

There is no known way to prevent thyroid nodules.

In brief: No

There is no known way to prevent thyroid nodules.
Dr. Eric Whitman
Dr. Eric Whitman
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Dr. Susan Wingo
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No.

Follicular adenomas are caused by a mutation in an individual cell.
Radiation exposure is one risk factor; but most of the time, follicular adenomas are due to random bad luck.

In brief: No.

Follicular adenomas are caused by a mutation in an individual cell.
Radiation exposure is one risk factor; but most of the time, follicular adenomas are due to random bad luck.
Dr. Susan Wingo
Dr. Susan Wingo
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