Thyroid is an important endocrine gland that is located in the neck and has very important roles in our bodies. Thyroid influences the calcium homeostasis, the metabolism, the growth and also releases important hormones that make our body work well. It is all about an equilibrium that in case is damaged, problems will appear soon.
One of the problems that this gland can have consist of the thyroid nodules which are some lumpS on it that can be discovered with the help of a psychical examination and can be seen clearly with the help of the ultrasound pictures of thyroid nodules. The ultrasound pictures of thyroid nodules offer the doctor many details about the size and the precise location of the thyroid nodules. Thyroid nodules do not always mean cancer, so in case you have something like that, do not panic. Thyroid nodules are mostly benign and can be removed with a surgical intervention.
Thyroid nodules are met at many people of different ages. Some of them can be felt when you touch the neck, are visible or the patients have difficulties when they try to eat and to swallow. Sometimes, the thyroid nodules are discovered by accident. To find ouT if they are benign or malign it is good to have a biopsy, so this way their nature will be discovered. Unfortunately, the thyroid nodules can sometimes be a congenital anomaly of the gland and in these cases, thing are more severe. These problems can appear at any age and can lead to an infection that then can turn into cancer, so it is recommended to go to the doctor and to have the necessary medical tests to see what you suffer from. The thyroid nodules can be related to other symptoms as insomnia, palpitations, nervousness, panic attacks, or these nodules can be the symptoms of the hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism. Another problem that can appear is the voice and you also can put on weight or lose weight. It is good that the doctors that will examine you, the endocrinologists, have the necessary technology and tests to see in time if you have something or not. In a short time, you will find out what you suffer from and then a treatment or a surgical intervention will be made.