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Iwas curious I was just diagnosed with a1.6 cm thyroid mass.

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Hi Iwas curious I was just diagnosed with a1.6 cm thyroid mass. On an ultrasound they have found another small one located on the thyroid isthmus. The first mass was measured at 1.2cm and 2 weeks later had an ultrasound that measured 1.6cm. I am scheduled to have a biopsy on December 7th.

Doctor's Assistant: Are you keeping a personal medical record while dealing with this?

Weather it's pre cancer or not would it be recommended that I have my thyroid removed

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Yes ma'am

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I also forgot to mention that my thyroid function blood work came back normal. Thyroid disease runs in my family
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Do you have family history of thyroid cancer?
Was a thyroid scan done?
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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
No family history of thyroid cancer that I'm aware of and a thyroid scan was not done

Let me at the outset tell you that chance of cancer in these masses is less than 2%.

The biopsy is done for precaution and clearly obtain a categorical answer.

A scan can further help as a normal scan tells that chance of malignancy is very low.

Hope this helps you.

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Thank you so much that does help!!

You are very welcome.

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