Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
123 Doctors are Online

Have fatigue, depression and hypothyroidism, found nodule in thyroid lobe. Help?

I am in the middle of trying to get a diagnosis for my illness . I had this scan done on monday What would you advise next? THYROID ULTRASOUND Clinical: Fatigue, depression, hypothyroid . . Comparison: None available Procedure: Thyroid Ultrasound. Findings: Thyroid gland is normal in size and echogenicity with the right lobe measuring 4.5 cm x 1.1 cm x 1.3 cm and the left lobe measuring 4.3 cm x 0.9 cm x 1.5 cm. Thyroid vascularity is normal. At the superior pole of the right thyroid lobe there is an ill-defined isoechoic/hypoechoic nodule that measures 4 mm in size. No additional thyroid nodule or mass. No anterior cervical lymphadenopathy . Impression: Tiny 4 mm nodule within the left thyroid lobe. Otherwise, normal ultrasound appearance of the thyroid gland.
Asked On : Sun, 20 Jan 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  62
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Medical Topics
Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Dear friend, welcome and thanks for entrusting your query here at HCM!
I am Dr. Prasad Akole (Critical Care Expert- and am glad to address to your query here.

Your profile and the ultrasound shows a hypo(less) functioning thyroid gland and a small nodule in the left thyroid lobe.
Hypothyroidism explains all your symptoms.
You need to consult an endocrinologist (or least a physician) and get a thyroid radionuclear scan done to look for the evidence of hypofunction.
It can be treated accordingly with thryroxine supplement.

I hope you are fully satisfied with the guidance I gave.
I would be glad to answer any further queries. May I request you to rate your experience here before you close.
Thank you and Good luck!
Answered: Thu, 24 Jan 2013
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor