Treatment options for thyroid cysts and nodules include thyroid hormone suppression therapy, radioactive iodine and surgery, according to Cleveland Clinic. If the thyroid cysts or nodules are benign, treatment may not be... More »

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A thyroid cyst is a type of thyroid nodule filled or partially filled with fluid, according to Cleveland Clinic. Cysts form inside the thyroid gland. More »

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Thyroid calcification is the formation of a lump within the thyroid gland, according to WiseGeek. The condition results from a hormonal disruption within the thyroid gland that allows for an accumulation of calcium salts... More »

Radioactive iodine shrinks thyroid nodules as part of a treatment for hyperfunctioning thyroid nodules and goiters with more than one nodule. However, pregnant women and women who are trying to have children should not h... More »

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Treatment for trochanteric, or hip, bursitis includes rest, splints, heat, cold, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, corticosteroid injections, physical therapy and surgery when other treatment options have failed, acc... More »

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Many conditions can cause the development of nodules in the thyroid gland, including iodine deficiency, overgrowth of thyroid tissue, cysts, inflammation of the thyroid and the development of a goiter, according to Mayo ... More »

Thyroid nodules form when thyroid tissue grows, although the reason for their formation is not fully understood, according to Cleveland Clinic. Cancer causes some thyroid nodules to form, but most nodules are benign and ... More »

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