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.

Common symptoms reported by people with Thyroid Nodule

Common symptoms
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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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Treatments taken by people with Thyroid Nodule

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

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
12
Tried for
Pain (12)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
9
Tried for
Thyroid Nodule (9)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
Insomnia (7) Pain (5)
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Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Anxious mood (5)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Anxious mood (4) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Anxious mood (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Anxious mood (3) Depressed mood (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Pain (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ambien)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Insomnia (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Anxious mood (3)

Data from patients with Thyroid Nodule, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Thyroid Nodule

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

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (6 evaluations)
Side effects
Drowsiness Flu like symptoms 2 more
How many evaluations
6
Tried for
Pain (12)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Thyroid Nodule (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Difficulty projecting voice Hospitalization
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Thyroid Nodule (9)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Cognitive confusion Drowsiness 3 more
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Insomnia (7) Pain (5)
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Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (7 evaluations)
Side effects
Constipation Dizziness 2 more
How many evaluations
7
Tried for
Anxious mood (5)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Dizziness Fatigue
How many evaluations
6
Tried for
Anxious mood (4) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Cotton mouth Drowsiness 1 more
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Nausea Sex drive (libido) decreased 1 more
How many evaluations
5
Tried for
Anxious mood (3) Depressed mood (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Drowsiness Sweating 1 more
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Pain (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ambien)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Craving sweets
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Insomnia (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Anxious mood (3)

Data from patients with Thyroid Nodule, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Slight
  • None
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  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Thyroid Nodule on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 19
30s 47
40s 96
50s 115
60s 69
70+ 17

Sex

Distribution of sex

90% Female
10% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 9
20-29 years 20
30-39 years 36
40-49 years 42
50-59 years 27
60-69 years 2
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 268
Not Diagnosed 7

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