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Thyroid nodules, sore throat - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   my husband had an ultrasound done on his thyroid and the results were he had to nodukes about 3 mm in size. His doctor said no need for concern right now and would check again in 3 mths. My husband is not satisfied with this and riddled with anxiety.His father passed away at a young age from brain cancer so this worsens his anxiety. Any REAL reason to be more concerned than the doc led him to believe?
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User :   ok thanks
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What is the age of your husband?
User :   36
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How many nodules
User :   2
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Does he have any symptoms right now?
User :   no
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Any swelling over the neck?
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Is it apparent I mean?
User :   no sometimes he says his throat is sore
User :   nothing obvious
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Why did he volunteer himself for thyroid ultrasound ?

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