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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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 »

The underlying cause of a growth in thyroid tissue, the source of thyroid nodules, of which a thyroid cyst is a variety, is unknown, explains Cleveland Clinic. However, degenerating thyroid adenomas are the most common c... 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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