Salivary glands are present on different areas of our body. The largest of the salivary glands is parotid gland which is located at one side of the cheek at the front side of the ear. This is the most common site to develop a tumor. Thyroid lumps or nodules are fluid-filled lumps which are formed within your thyroid. Thyroid is a small gland which is located at the base of the neck. Most of the thyroid lumps are not harmful only few of them are cancerous.
Thyroid lumps could be of different types. Therefore different treatments are devised for different type of Thyroid lumps. At Wellcare Medical Center, we offer a wide range of treatments for treating benign nodules as well cancerous. Our expert consultants have a wide range of solutions for such conditions. If the nodule isn’t cancerous following treatment may be advised:
- You may be given a thyroid hormone therapy
- Surgery may require if the lump is large in size which makes it difficult for you to breathe and swallow.
If your thyroid gland is producing too much thyroid, your doctor may recommend these procedures to treat hypothyroidism. For this you may be given:
- Radioactive Iodine
- Anti-thyroid medications
For Cancerous lumps
- Cancerous lumps are removed through surgery
- Alcohol ablation could be an option to treat the small cancerous nodules. It may require multiple sessions