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Details of thyroid lobectomy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor :   ho
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i am ( female) 32 years old
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   I am suffering from thyroid
Doctor :   since how long
User :   i am married & i have 5 moths child
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what was the thyroid levels
User :   earlier we had discussion about this disease
Doctor :   could u tel me in brief
Doctor :   ur medical problem
User :   this are the details of my sonography and blood report
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   r u there
User :   exam of USG of thyroid. there is a 15 x 10 mms in size cystic nodule seen in the right lobe of thyroid with internal echoes
User :   right lobe measures 35 x 11 x10 mms
User :   left lobe measures 32x 12 x10 mms
Doctor :   ok
User :   there are no enlarge nodes seen
Doctor :   could u type in the final report or impression
User :   impression solitary right lobar thyroid colloidal cyst seen
User :   blood report
Doctor :   ok
User :   T3 -130.58
User :   T4-6.60
User :   THS - 1.86
Doctor :   ok
User :   DOCTOR HAVE SUGGESTED TO DO OPERATION AND I WUD LIKE TO KNOW WHAT ARE FLAWS OF THIS OPERATION
Doctor :   complications
Doctor :   isit
User :   YES
User :   IN MY CASE DO I HAVE TO REMOVE THE THYROID FULLY OR PARTAILLY
User :   HOW MUCH TIME DOES THIS OPERATION TAKES PLACE AND TO GET RECOVER TOO
Doctor :   please type in small letters
User :   r u there
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   single cyst right
Doctor :   Thyroid Lobectomy is typically the "smallest" operation performed on the thyroid gland. It is performed for solitary dominant nodules which are worrisome for cancer or those which are indeterminate following fine needle biopsy. Also appropriate for follicular adenomas, solitary hot or cold nodules, or goiters which are isolated to one lobe (not common).
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User :   will there be any other problem if go through this surgery and when will it get time to recover
Doctor :   surgery will be safe
Doctor :   u need not worry
Doctor :   surgeon will take all the care
User :   what is the meaning of biopsy
Doctor :   small tissue sample
Doctor :   is taken for pathological examination
Doctor :   to examine the nature of tissue
Doctor :   r u able to follow
User :   No please explain in simple , because i cant understand the medical language
Doctor :   the tissue sample will investigated
Doctor :   to confirm the clincial findings and diagnosis made
User :   r u there
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   r u there
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