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Problems after RAI

Catlady99
  • By Catlady99 · Posted yesterday at 10:20 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 0 replies
  • In April 2013, had TT, then RAI in August 2013. In the past month, have experienced the swelling and pain of salivary gland damage. One problem I now have (and have not read about elsewhere) is that my ...

Just Survived Partial Thyroidectomy

agumako
  • By agumako · Posted yesterday at 9:54 pm
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • As of this writing, I am still in the hospital recovering. I had my surgery on the Friday, Apr 18th at around 1:30 pm and I was awake by 4:15pm. It's Easter and Im feeling much better. I still feel tired ...

Questions about treatment after a partial

agenhow
  • By agenhow · Posted yesterday at 7:10 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 2 replies
  • Hi Everyone, I had a partial for a <1 cm papillary on the left side back in September of 2014 with no lymph node involvement. I am currently working with an endocrinologist who is not familiar with thyroid ...

Surgery done.

bigdipper69
  • By bigdipper69 · Posted yesterday at 7:07 pm
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Hi everyone, just wanted to update everything.. I drive semi locally deliver eggs back in October while shaving I noticed a lump went in for ultrasound and came back non toxic goiter, went in for uptake ...

Thank you!

dulchenea
  • By dulchenea · Posted yesterday at 6:02 pm
  • Discussion in Long-term survivors · 6 replies
  • I am brand new to this forum. I'm only two months past my TT and Neck Dissection; just past radioactive pill and about to start direct radiation soon. I hope very much to join the ranks of the long-term ...

Monday is coming quick!

mynewday
  • By mynewday · Posted yesterday at 5:37 pm
  • Journal · 10 replies
  • This is my first time posting...Monday is my surgery, which is high risk because of all my complications... I am not sleeping well and I keep thinking "just don't take me from my daughter Lord" being ...

New Diagnosis

Nedevan
  • By Nedevan · Posted yesterday at 3:37 pm
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • Hello Everyone- I am Ned. I am 51 and was diagnosed a few days ago. I had a FNB for two nodules, one of which looked suspicious. It is positive for Papilocarcinoma with tall cell variant. It measures ...

side effects from thyroid hormone replacement

chekramer
  • By chekramer · Posted yesterday at 2:50 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 1 reply
  • Had a total thyroidectomy about 1 year ago with RAI as a followup. I was diagnosed with papillary carcinoma and had BRAF component. I had been taking 50mcg of Levothyroxine for 4 years prior to the surgery ...

RAI, tight neck?

Vero14
  • By Vero14 · Posted yesterday at 1:33 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 2 replies
  • Hi everyone, I had my RAI this past Wednesday(150mci), stayed in hospital, discharged on Friday. I'm waiting for the swollen neck/salivary glands but nothing. I do have real bad nausea but I'm not sure ...

Don't Want To Do Anything

pnwlinda
  • By pnwlinda · Posted yesterday at 12:58 pm
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • I was thinking this morning that my house in beginning to show the lack of care lately. I've been dealing with medical stuff for the last 6 months and have not really wanted to do much. I've been tired ...

SOO Stiff after TT and neck dissection

LindaM2014
  • By LindaM2014 · Posted yesterday at 12:54 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 6 replies
  • Hiya, Im about two weeks after my surgery and Im soo stiff! Area on bodice is hot to touch and soo sensitive and of course my ear is still swollen b/c they went behind there to pull out the lump under ...

New diagnosis

Nedevan
  • By Nedevan · Posted yesterday at 12:27 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 6 replies
  • I was diagnosed a few days ago after a FNB . I had two nodules, one looked suspicious . It's about 1.2-1.4 cm. I was told that its either Tall cell or had Tall cells ( I was a bit stunned that I didn't ...

Time off from work?

Gusgusmom
  • By Gusgusmom · Posted yesterday at 12:18 pm
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 7 replies
  • I am scheduled to have a left thyroid lobe removal with possible TT. The doctor said a minimum of one week off from school (I am a teacher) with the potential of two weeks off if I have a total. What ...

So confused

Lanee70
  • By Lanee70 · Posted yesterday at 10:50 am
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 12 replies
  • Just got a call yesterday from my ENT informing me that my 3.1 cm nodule on right gland is positive for follicular cancer. I had a lobectomy April 9 when he informed my hubby and son that he didn't believe ...

weight gain concerns

mamabananas
  • By mamabananas · Posted yesterday at 9:15 am
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 4 replies
  • I'm new and having tt on May 1st. I have had Graves for 2 years and now have papillary cancer. My question is regarding weight gain. I already have 40 extra lbs from years of struggling health. I have ...

weight gain concerns

mamabananas
  • By mamabananas · Posted yesterday at 9:15 am
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 0 replies
  • I'm new and having tt on May 1st. I have had Graves for 2 years and now have papillary cancer. My question is regarding weight gain. I already have 40 extra lbs from years of struggling health. I have ...

Post TT and Neck Disection question???

CrazyHarry
  • By CrazyHarry · Posted yesterday at 6:18 am
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 3 replies
  • First night home from the hospital following surgery is past Tuesday and my heart rate is in the 120's and sweating big time. Having some insomnia, which I think may be due to the discomfort. Taking per ...

Scarring

kage
  • By kage · Posted April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 5 replies
  • I hat TT mid Jan of 2014 had also almost 20 lymph nodes removed from my right side, so I have a pretty big scar. I was curious to learn what kind of products are you using on the scar (if you are at all ...

Switch from Levothyroxine to Synthroid during pregnancy

akh08
  • By akh08 · Posted April 18, 2014
  • Discussion in Childbearing and thyroid cancer · 3 replies
  • Hi, My wife had thyroid cancer five years ago and had the thyroid removed. She had been taking Levothyroxine 0.100mg. Now she is 6-7 weeks pregnant. Her endocrinologist thinks that her thyroid level is ...

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