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?

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
9
Tried for
Pain (8) Anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
Insomnia (6) Pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(APO Clonazepam, Clonex, Clonotril) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
Anxious mood (6) Depressed mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Conzip, Dolol, Dolzam) 23 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
Pain (6)
Treatment name(s)

(Adco-alzam, Alprax, Alprazol) 15 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Anxious mood (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta, Cymgen, Yelate) 1 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Anxious mood (2) Depressed mood (2)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Lorazepam, Ativan, Ativan SL) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Anxious mood (5)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Thyroid Nodule (5)
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Citalopram, Alcytan, Celexa) 15 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Anxious mood (2) Depressed mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Anexsia, Lorcet 10/650, Lorcet Plus) 13 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Pain (4)

Data from patients with Thyroid Nodule, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

Compare treatments for Thyroid Nodule

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Tiredness Weight gain
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Pain (8) Anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Cognitive confusion Dry eyes 1 more
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Insomnia (6) Pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(APO Clonazepam, Clonex, Clonotril) 7 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Difficulty sleeping through night Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 5 more
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Anxious mood (6) Depressed mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Conzip, Dolol, Dolzam) 23 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Drowsiness Sweating
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (6)
Treatment name(s)

(Adco-alzam, Alprax, Alprazol) 15 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Drowsiness Fatigue
How many evaluations
3
Tried for
Anxious mood (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta, Cymgen, Yelate) 1 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Deadened emotions Sex drive (libido) decreased 13 more
How many evaluations
11
Tried for
Anxious mood (2) Depressed mood (2)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Lorazepam, Ativan, Ativan SL) 7 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Cotton mouth Daytime sleepiness 2 more
How many evaluations
5
Tried for
Anxious mood (5)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Thyroid Nodule (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Hospitalization
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Thyroid Nodule (5)
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Citalopram, Alcytan, Celexa) 15 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Weight gain
How many evaluations
3
Tried for
Anxious mood (2) Depressed mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Anexsia, Lorcet 10/650, Lorcet Plus) 13 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Constipation Sleepiness
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Pain (4)

Data from patients with Thyroid Nodule, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Thyroid Nodule on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 11
30s 40
40s 66
50s 87
60s 44
70+ 11

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

90% Females
10% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 8
20-29 years 15
30-39 years 20
40-49 years 31
50-59 years 21
60-69 years 3
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 186
Not Diagnosed 7

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