What Is Considered a Large Thyroid Nodule?

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A thyroid nodule is considered large if it compresses the windpipe or esophogus. Thyroid nodules are very common. It is difficult to determine if the nodule is cancerous without a biopsy.
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Dear Tina, This is NOT a very large nodule.... To figure out how large this nodule is, multiply each cm amount by 0.39.... Example, the 1.7cm would be 0.6692913379 inches and rounded
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Yes, that's considered large. Small nodules are usually under 1 cm. But the fact that it's large doesn't necessarily mean anything. Have you had a biopsy yet? That's the way to tell
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Thank you for the question. Typically, a thyroid nodule should be larger than 1 cm in diameter to be considered for a biopsy. And every nodule that is 2 cm or greater in diameter
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