How to Do a Self-Exam of Your Thyroid

Simple way to check for thyroid nodules at home

Roughly half of adults over 40 have thyroid nodules. While these lumps in the thyroid gland are common and usually not cause for alarm, doctors say it’s a good idea to have any type of lump or nodule checked out.

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Watch this video as endocrinologist Mary Vouyiouklis Kellis, MD, shows you how to check your neck for thyroid nodules at home. All you need is a glass of water and a mirror.

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