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
Clonazepam, Lorazepam, Paroxetine
Tramadol, Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen, Gabapentin
Zolpidem, Amitriptyline, Doxepin
Wheelchair (powered), Sleep, Naltrexone
Duloxetine, Citalopram, Fluoxetine

What do patients take to treat Thyroid Nodule and its symptoms?


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Who has Thyroid Nodule on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 225 patients have this condition
  • 2 new patients joined this month
  • 47 say Thyroid Nodule is their primary condition

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 9
30s 34
40s 53
50s 73
60s 30
70+ 4


Distribution of females vs. males

90% Females
10% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 6
20-29 years 12
30-39 years 17
40-49 years 28
50-59 years 15
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 150
Not Diagnosed 6

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