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Can you have thyroid nodules shrunk without having to take them out surgically?

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Dr. Robert Lang
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Yes

Some radiologists and endocrinologists have been injecting nodules with alcohol to shrink them. It is very painful but it usually works.
Thyroid hormone does not usually shrink most nodules.

In brief: Yes

Some radiologists and endocrinologists have been injecting nodules with alcohol to shrink them. It is very painful but it usually works.
Thyroid hormone does not usually shrink most nodules.
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Dr. Eric Whitman
Surgery - Oncology

In brief: No

There is no known way to reliably shrink thyroid nodules.

In brief: No

There is no known way to reliably shrink thyroid nodules.
Dr. Eric Whitman
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