In many cases, thyroid cysts will not result in any symptoms. However, sometimes the cysts become large enough to be noticeable. For example, a large cyst that presses against other parts of the neck might cause difficulty swallowing or breathing or make your voice hoarse, but this is rare. Sometimes, a cyst is large enough to cause a lump in the neck that you can feel or see in the mirror.
- Q How are colloid thyroid nodules diagnosed?
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- Q What tests evaluate thyroid function?
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- Q What are the treatment options for thyroid cysts?