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Why Thyroid Surgery | When Advised? - American Thyroid Association

Aug 4, 2015 ... Thyroid operations are advised for people who have a variety of conditions, cancerous and benign thyroid nodules, goiters, and overactive ...

Endocrine Surgery - Thyroid Nodules

Goiters and thyroid nodules causing unwanted symptoms or adversely affect a person's health require treatment, often thyroid surgery. These situations include:.

Thyroid Nodules-Surgery - WebMD

Nov 14, 2014 ... information on the surgical treatment of thyroid nodules.
Research presented at the Ninth Annual Meeting and Clinical Congress of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists in 2000 reported that thyroid nodules in pregnant women have a greater chance of being malignant than nodules in non-pregnant patients. The res... More »
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Recovery from thyroid surgery: Overview

After surgery, the patient will have a sore throat. ... within one to two weeks. There is not much pain involved with thyroid surgery. ... Thyroid nodule · What is a ...

Thyroid Surgery - WebMD

Nov 14, 2014 ... Thyroid surgery is used to treat thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, and hyperthyroidism. During this procedure, part or all of the thyroid gland is ...

Thyroid nodules - Mayo Clinic

The great majority of thyroid nodules aren't serious and don't cause symptoms. Thyroid cancer accounts for only a small percentage of thyroid nodules.

Thyroid nodule: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

A thyroid nodule is a growth (lump) in the thyroid gland. ... Both surgery to remove thyroid gland tissue and radioactive iodine treatment can cause lifelong ... Thyroid Nodules

Click here for Frequently Asked Questions on Thyroid Nodules. Thyroid .... Why is it ok just to watch my thyroid nodule and not remove it immediately? The vast ...

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Q: Thyroid nodule removal?
A: I had my thyroid ultrasound yesterday , the thyroid gland measurement is within normal but there is nodule on left lobe around .79cm x .58 cm, my thyroid functi... Read More »
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Q: Are thyroid nodules usually removed?
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Q: How can a benign nodule on the thyroid be removed?
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