I had my TT on April 24, 2013. After a canceled appointment I was finally seen for my first follow up with my Endo at 5 1/2 weeks postop. My surgeon had given me my pathology report the week before, I had micropapillary carcinoma. The tumor was only .26 cm so I did not have to have RAI (thank god.) I had only went in to have the left lobe removed due to a goiter and a growing nodule that had a inconclusive biopsy. I was assured by my Endo that 90% of inconclusive biopsies come out as non cancerous. I did not ask a lot of questions about" what if" they removed the whole thyroid. I was on a roller coaster afterwards! I was feeling depressed, lethargic and my body was buzzing! After they cancelled my appointment I fell apart a little because I was trying to keep it together till the appointment. I asked the nurse if there was anything I could do to help with the symptoms till the dr saw me. She heard my 2 year old in the background and suggested I get a sitter. That really hit me wrong and I just got off the phone and got through another week. He started me on 88mcg of synthroid and I was still taking 1200mg calcium with vit D. A week later I started having burning pains in my hands at night. I had an appointment with my Chiropractor and he suggested I take potassium because I felt there was some swelling. I called and left a message with the nurse. I just wanted to okay it with them before I started the potassium. No one called me back so I called the next day and left a message with the nurse and still no return call. I started the potassium and by the third night my symptoms were gone but started having visible swelling in my feet and tingling toes and fingers. I called and talked to the office manager and told her I had trouble communicating with the nurse and needed to know what I should do. The nurse called while I was putting my daughter down for a nap and left me a message saying the drs notes stated I should not have my script filled for the synthroid so I should not be taking any meds. It was my first follow up appointment and he actually gave me samples to get me through to my next appointment with bloodwork. He did write me a script and told me not to fill it untill my labs were checked. I guess the part with the samples were omitted in the notes. So I called and left that on a voice mail for the nurse and asked her to call me back about he tingling. It has been two days and nothing. I upped my own calcium and the symptoms have subsided. I like my dr but I'm fed up with the nurse. What else can I do but switch drs?!