This technique is generally used if the doctor found the abnormal growth of your thyroid at the time of neck examination. Thyroid ultrasound can also ask for overall examine of physical examination. Thyroid ultrasound can also be done at the time of any abnormal swelling, infections or pain noticed so doctors can cure it at an earlier stage. This ultrasound is also used to take a biopsy of your thyroid or surrounding issues to test for any existing conditions.
How should man prepare for thyroid Ultrasound?
There are no special preparations required for thyroid ultrasound test. Doctors may inject contrast agents into the patient’s bloodstream that improve the ultrasound images.