Thyroid Nodule

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What is Thyroid Nodule?

Thyroid nodules are lumps which commonly arise within an otherwise normal thyroid gland. Most nodules are benign (non-cancerous). Benign causes include hyperplastic colloid goiter, thyroid cysts, thyroiditis, and thyroid adenomas.

What is it like to have Thyroid Nodule?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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What do patients take to treat Thyroid Nodule and its symptoms?

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Who has Thyroid Nodule on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 12
30s 39
40s 61
50s 76
60s 40
70+ 8

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

91% Females
9% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 8
20-29 years 14
30-39 years 19
40-49 years 28
50-59 years 17
60-69 years 1
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 168
Not Diagnosed 6

These charts show data from Thyroid Nodule patients who have completed their condition history
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