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My thyroid ultrasound showed mutliple nodules. Does that sound like cancer?
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Dr. Charles Crabbe
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Multinodular thyroid
The most common cause of your ultrasound finding is a multinodular goiter.
Majority of time these are benign and the thyroid will have normal function. It is actually more of a concern for cancer when the thyroid only has 1 or 2 solid nodules, not dozen of smaller ones. A thyroid biopsy is a simple test to sample suspicious nodules.

In brief: Multinodular thyroid
The most common cause of your ultrasound finding is a multinodular goiter.
Majority of time these are benign and the thyroid will have normal function. It is actually more of a concern for cancer when the thyroid only has 1 or 2 solid nodules, not dozen of smaller ones. A thyroid biopsy is a simple test to sample suspicious nodules.
Dr. Charles Crabbe
Dr. Charles Crabbe
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Probably not
Your doctor may order an ultrasound guided biopsy to be sure.

In brief: Probably not
Your doctor may order an ultrasound guided biopsy to be sure.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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