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Thyroid Nodules

From: Adkinsmedic - 4 years 20 weeks ago

I went to my six week postpartum with my OB who said my thyroid was enlarged and wanted it checked so she scheduled a consult with an endo. In the meantime my primary scheduled an ultrasound. My appointment with the endo is tomorrow and I'm wondering if I should just cancel it. My primary said I could do a six month follow up scan. I will post the radiology report findings below but it just seemed to fit the highest risk for cancerous nodules from what I was able to find even though he didnt seem concerned. I have a family history of multiple family members with thyroid cancer but the closest to me is my grandma who just had her thyroid removed this year. I am 23, but no one seemed bothered by the results so I didn't know if anyone had anything similar happen. I will post the results. Thank you!

FINDINGS: There is a slightly heterogeneous thyroid echotexture.
The right thyroid lobe measures 4.4 x 1.3 x 1.8 cm. There is a
1.0 x 0.6 x 0.6 cm heterogeneous nodule within the interpolar
region. The isthmus measures 1.6 mm. The left thyroid lobe
measures 4.9 x 1.2 x 2.2 cm. There is mild hypervascularity.
There is a 1.0 x 0.3 x 0.7 cm heterogeneous nodule within the
lower pole of the left thyroid lobe. No pathologically enlarged
lymph nodes.
1. Heterogeneous mildly hypervascular thyroid gland, which can be secondary to thyroiditis.
2. There are two thyroid nodules, which are probably benign. A six month follow up is recommended to document stability.

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Hi, I have a question regarding nodules, when the dr finds that you have a nodule after sonar scan (5mm) will all nodules be biopsied to see if it is benign? My dr just left it, but my symptoms persist, swelling, trouble swallowing, constant throat clearing