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How often should I follow up with my doctor about my thyroid cysts?

If your doctor has confirmed that your thyroid cysts are benign and are small enough to manage with ongoing monitoring, you probably should plan to see your doctor every six to twelve months. Your doctor might want to do another biopsy or ultrasound, especially if the cyst increases in size. It is also important to contact your doctor right away if the cyst gets larger, rather than waiting for your next appointment.

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