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How do medications treat follicular adenoma thyroid nodules?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Follicular adenoma thyroid nodules can be treated with medications. These drugs reduce the production of hormones produced by the thyroid. The medication triggers the brain to slow production of hormones that make tissues grow in the thyroid. However, there are still some questions as to the effectiveness of medication treatment.

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