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I recently had a nodule on lower right thyroid inferior pole

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I recently had a nodule on lower right thyroid inferior pole discovered accidently. They did a fna and I got the results but I don't understand them at all. Was hoping you could dumb them down for me so I can quit panicking unless there's a causs
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I Must mention that all my thyroid levels are normal
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 1 year ago.

Any other medical issues?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Nope none at all. Well I have bad bad anxiety other than that no nothing
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 1 year ago.

It essentially means he doesn't think it is cancer but he can't be sure

you need it taken out

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
My last question as I can't afford to pay a thing else. Would they have to take the full.thing out or just.the part where the tumor is. How long is the surgery and hospital stay. I have a large fear of anesthetic
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 1 year ago.

Can you provide a positive rating for me?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Once my last question is answered I will
Expert:  DocPhilMD replied 1 year ago.

They could just remove a piece

Hospital stay one day at most