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Why you are afraid of getting thyroid out? Is your adrenal fatigue under control? Do you know that if your thyroid levels are normal, it's not the reason of your fatigue. Regards
Thanks a lot for your input. I am sorry to hear about your problem. I am going to address your primary concerns but later you can ask anything you want. Getting the thyroid removed will depend on your choice. You have both options. You can either keep it under observation by regular 6 monthly ultrasound or you can get it removed. If the nodule is causing any cosmetic problem then yes you can get it removed and whole thyroid will not be removed. You just need removal of left side with isthmus. The thyroid which will be left behind will be sufficient to fulfill your thyroid hormone requirement. I am sorry but with nodules medicines can't help. Medicines can help only when there is diffuse enlargement of thyroid and no nodules. If you leave it as such there will be no long term effects like it will not develop cancer afterwards. Here i i would like to mention that I am thyroid surgeon myself. I reassure you that there is no harm if you leave thyroid as such. The reason for its removal can only be cosmetic and nothing else. I wish you good luck and that you get well soon. My goal is to provide you excellent service but if you have received anything less, please ask anything you want. Your excellent feedback is requested and will be appreciated. Regards
You are most welcome. No 19 mm nodes or even bigger than them can be removed but while node is removed rather than just nodules. You just need to see endocrinologist. If tests are normal this means that modules are functioning normally. If needle biopsy is shoring benign then it's sufficient. If they haven't changed size then this means that there is nothing to worry about cancer. I wish you good luck and that you get well soon. My goal is to provide you with excellent services but if you have received anything less, please ask anything you want. Your excellent feedback is requested and will be appreciated. Regards
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