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
How many evaluations
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
9
How many evaluations
4
Treatment name(s)

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(APO Clonazepam, Clonex, Clonotril) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
How many evaluations
4
Treatment name(s)

(Conzip, Dolol, Dolzam) 23 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Adco-alzam, Alprax, Alprazol) 15 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
How many evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta, Cymgen, Yelate) 1 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
How many evaluations
11
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Lorazepam, Ativan, Ativan SL) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
How many evaluations
5
Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
5
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Citalopram, Alcytan, Celexa) 15 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
How many evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)

(Anexsia, Lorcet 10/650, Lorcet Plus) 13 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
How many evaluations
3
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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)
How many have tried
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
How many have tried
9
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Tiredness Weight gain
How many evaluations
4
Treatment name(s)

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
How many have tried
6
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Cognitive confusion Dry mouth
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(APO Clonazepam, Clonex, Clonotril) 7 more
How many have tried
6
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Difficulty sleeping through night Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 5 more
How many evaluations
4
Treatment name(s)

(Conzip, Dolol, Dolzam) 23 more
How many have tried
6
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Drowsiness Sweating
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Adco-alzam, Alprax, Alprazol) 15 more
How many have tried
5
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Drowsiness Fatigue
How many evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta, Cymgen, Yelate) 1 more
How many have tried
5
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Deadened emotions Sex drive (libido) decreased 13 more
How many evaluations
11
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Lorazepam, Ativan, Ativan SL) 7 more
How many have tried
5
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Cotton mouth Daytime sleepiness 2 more
How many evaluations
5
Treatment name(s)
How many have tried
5
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Hospitalization
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Citalopram, Alcytan, Celexa) 15 more
How many have tried
4
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Weight gain
How many evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)

(Anexsia, Lorcet 10/650, Lorcet Plus) 13 more
How many have tried
4
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Constipation Sleepiness
How many evaluations
3
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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 12
30s 39
40s 63
50s 85
60s 42
70+ 11

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 15
30-39 years 20
40-49 years 30
50-59 years 20
60-69 years 1
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 181
Not Diagnosed 7

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