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Nodules on thyroid - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   they found nodules on my thyroid is this surgery
Doctor :   Can we discuss more about it
Doctor :   I need better details
Doctor :   When did they appear?
User :   on an ultrasound
User :   is it always surgery
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   What is the size of the nodule?
Doctor :   What is the thyroid status?
Doctor :   What is yoru age
User :   it is multiple
User :   low tsh
Doctor :   So are you diagnosed with hyperthyroidism
User :   yes
User :   why does it have to be surgery
User :   they cant give medicine
Doctor :   Did the doctor say about surgery
Doctor :   What is your age
User :   no
User :   25
User :   what if i dont chose to have surgery will i die
Doctor :   There are other treatments too
User :   ook i hope i can have something other than surgery
Doctor :   Radio Iodine, Ablation
User :   that wil kill the nodules
Doctor :   yes the symptomatically the medicine like beta blockers are given
User :   ook
Doctor :   but you are not clear still in your symptoms
Doctor :   That is why I would like to knw moare
User :   ok like what
Doctor :   Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight.

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