Goiter tests
Goiter

Tests could include:

  • A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your doctor determine the general status of your health. It is also gives you a chance
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  • A TSH test is used to measure the amount of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) in your blood. It will help your doctor determine if you need medication to treat hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid gland) or hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid glan
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  • Your thyroid produces a hormone, thyroxine , which is known as T4. This hormone plays a role in several of your body's functions, including growth and metabolism.Some of your T4 is called free T4 . This means that it has not bonded to p
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  • A thyroid scan is a procedure that uses nuclear medicine imaging to evaluate the way your thyroid functions. Your thyroid is the gland that controls your body's metabolism. It is located in your neck. Nuclear medicine uses small amounts of
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  • An ultrasound is a painless procedure. It uses sound waves to make images of the inside of your body. A doctor uses an ultrasound to obtain images of a fetus during pregnancy. A thyroid ultrasound is used to examine the thyroid for abnormaliti
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  • In some cases, your doctor may decide that he or she needs a sample of your tissue or your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of tissue or cells is called a biopsy. While a biop
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  • An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that used by sonar and radar, which help the military detect planes and ships. An ultraso
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  • The thyroid is an important organ in your endocrine system that releases hormones that regulate many of the functions in your body. The thyroid gland is found at the base of the neck, just below the Adam's apple. Sometimes small nodules, o
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