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  1. Hyperthyroidism - Medications

    Antithyroid medication is often used for hyperthyroidism because it works more quickly than radioactive iodine therapy. And unlike radioactive iodine therapy, which destroys part or all of the thyroid gland depending on the dosage used, medication does no

  2. Clinical Breast Examination

    A clinical breast examination (CBE) is a physical examination of the breast done by a health professional, used along with mammograms to check women's breasts for abnormalities.

  3. Thyroid Nodules - Symptoms

    Most thyroid nodules do not cause symptoms and are so small that you cannot feel them.

  4. Thyroid Nodules - Home Treatment

    Learn about home treatment of thyroid nodules.

  5. Thyroid Nodules - What Increases Your Risk

    Learn who may be more likely to develop a thyroid nodule.

  6. Hyperthyroidism - When To Call a Doctor

    The most serious problem associated with hyperthyroidism is a life - threatening condition called thyroid storm. Call or other emergency services immediately if you have serious signs of thyroid storm such as shock or delirium. Call your doctor immediatel

  7. Mammogram

    A mammogram is an X-ray of the breasts.Mammography screens for breast abrnomalities.

  8. Hypothyroidism - Treatment Overview

    Hypothyroidism can be easily treated using thyroid hormone medication. The most effective and reliable thyroid replacement hormone is man - made (synthetic). After starting treatment, you will have regular visits with your health professional to make sure

  9. Hyperthyroidism - Other Treatment

    Radioactive iodine is considered by many doctors in the United States to be the best treatment for hyperthyroidism. You swallow it in a liquid form, and it is absorbed by your thyroid gland.

  10. Women's Health Guide - Breast Ultrasound

    A breast ultrasound uses sound waves to make a picture of the tissues inside the breast.

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