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Why would a doctor make me get a thyroid ultrasound?
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Dr. Samuel Freedman
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Ultrasound
No one can force you.
Doctor can recommend because you have an enlarged gland or they are searching for nodules or growths in your gland.

In brief: Ultrasound
No one can force you.
Doctor can recommend because you have an enlarged gland or they are searching for nodules or growths in your gland.
Dr. Samuel Freedman
Dr. Samuel Freedman
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Examination
The thyroid ultrasound can see if you have any abnormal growths in the thyroid such as cysts or tumors.
Often, patients who have trouble swallowing, or voice problems, or an abnormal lump on physical examination will undergo thyroid ultrasound.

In brief: Examination
The thyroid ultrasound can see if you have any abnormal growths in the thyroid such as cysts or tumors.
Often, patients who have trouble swallowing, or voice problems, or an abnormal lump on physical examination will undergo thyroid ultrasound.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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