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Thyroid Awareness Month continues …

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Dr. Michael Starks, General Surgeon here at St. Joe’s General Surgery, provides a great, informative and short video on what to do if you find a lump on your thyroid.

We need to get these lumps checked because it could be hyperthyroidism [over active thyroid gland] or it might be thyroid cancer.

As Dr. Starks will explain in the video there are a few simple steps to follow to have this checked that your provider will assist with. First a straight forward blood test, then maybe a fine needle aspiration with ultra sound guidance.

Click here to watch Dr. Starks. video.




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