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Does a needle biopsy hurt at all?

Hello.  Dr. just ordered a needle biopsy of my thyroid which has a hypervascular nodule.  I am a bit nervous.  Does  this test hurt?  What is the percentage nodule could be cancerous?  Thank you
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It usually isn't too bad .. they numb you first and it's ultrasound guided.  I was lucky with just one stick. Others need one or two times to get a good amount of fluid.  
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