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Day 8 Post TT :)

  • By F_as_in_Farrah · New reply yesterday at 10:44 pm
  • Journal · 3 replies
  • Today was my first post op visit. It's been 8 days since my total thyroidectomy and I'm feeling great. I can move my neck from side to side and I have more energy now than I did before the surgery. I ...

When Will This End?

  • By shannonNJ · New reply yesterday at 6:00 pm
  • Discussion in Other thyroid diseases · 20 replies
  • So it's been a total of four months I've been dealing with this stupid multi-nodular goiter; one was 3.9cm that has since semi-burst...thee most painful 17 hours of my life, by far. It was like the photo ...

Over a month since TT

  • By JanetDu · Posted yesterday at 5:48 pm
  • Discussion in Living with a thyroid disease · 0 replies
  • I had my TT on 3/3/14 so it's a little over a month and I have to say I'm feeling pretty much back to normal. I'm on 112mcg of Synthroid and it sent me into Hyper mode during March. I had rapid heart ...

Post-Op Issues

  • By GlendaT · Posted yesterday at 5:33 pm
  • Discussion in Symptoms · 0 replies
  • Wow, this is a great site. I want to get some opinions and this looks like the place to get them. I had my thyroid removed in December due to major goiter. I was diagnosed with Hashimoto's 4 years ago ...

PTH Level

  • By Ruler · Posted yesterday at 4:13 pm
  • Discussion in Hypothyroidism · 0 replies
  • My PTH level is still < 3 or < 4 depending on what lab I go to. What exactly does that mean? If it is less than, does that mean 0? Nothing at all? Is it possible that it can still improve after a couple ...

"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

  • By John2 · Posted yesterday at 3:22 pm
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

Thyroid meds

  • By mcsurf · New reply yesterday at 1:15 pm
  • Discussion in Hypothyroidism · 3 replies
  • My low thyroid finally stopped producing and I am now on med and beginning to feel more like I used to! Sleep is not the greatest, but have lost a few pounds. I also have Osteoporosis and need to keep ...

Calcium question--please help..

  • By F_as_in_Farrah · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Discussion in Symptoms · 1 reply
  • Hi all-- I had my TT on 4/7/14.. No complications and 3/4 parathyroid were fine. 1 needed to be reimplanted. I had one bout of tingling about 7 hours post op. Calcium was given by tablet. And the two ...

30 days after pt thyroid removal - blood results

  • By essence350 · New reply April 13, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with a thyroid disease · 5 replies
  • I had partial removal of my thyroid (right side) 30 days ago for a huge nodule/goiter. I had my blood work drawn today, and I looked my results up online. However, I don't know how to read them. Can someone ...

Half thyroid removed, now the wait...

  • By Anna28 · New reply April 12, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatment · 7 replies
  • I had my thyroid surgery to remove half my thyroid 3 days ago and I am doing well after surgery ... Surgery was performed after 2 inconclusive fna ... Results showed atypical follicular patterns ... Now ...

Finding a good doctor

  • By robinchar726 · Posted April 11, 2014
  • Discussion in Other thyroid diseases · 0 replies
  • Hi all, I was diagnosed in 2004 with multiple nodules on my thyroid. The doctor said it was nothing to worry about being that there was more than one. I know since then that that is incorrect. Anyway ...

TT Day 2 Post Op: emotional rollercoaster

  • By F_as_in_Farrah · New reply April 10, 2014
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • As I embark on the closing of Day 2 post TT..I can't help but feel like there is a long road ahead. I woke up at 5am after a 7hr uninterrupted sleep (amaze balls) for a second I forgot what happened to ...

Total Thyroidectomy: Day 1 post op

  • By F_as_in_Farrah · New reply April 9, 2014
  • Journal · 13 replies
  • I'm happy to report I've made it through my surgery with no complications. I'll start from the beginning.. I arrived at the hospital at 9am to be admitted. My surgery was not until about 11:30. They gave ...

Some thoughts before my Total Thyroidectomy..

  • By F_as_in_Farrah · New reply April 8, 2014
  • Journal · 25 replies
  • So Monday is the "big day"...the day I say goodbye to my thyroid, a part of my body that, up until 3 months ago--gave me no indication of any problem.. I struggled with the decision to go forward with ...

GP and miserable

  • By catladyforever · New reply April 8, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • I am so tired being tired and sick all the time. I do take Reglan. I do try to eat well... Obviously I am no tatting right. When I eat all soft foods or liquid , my stool is liquid. Does anyone drink ...

Forever dizzy

  • By Cruzmar25 · New reply April 8, 2014
  • Discussion in Symptoms · 2 replies
  • I Am 12 days TT postpartum. I am on 100mg of Synthroid, and taking 2500mg of calcium 3x a day. I was hypothyroid and had a very enlarged goiter which was the reason for my surgery. The first few days ...

95lbs and scared

  • By alone111 · New reply April 7, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • Hi, I have been anxious most of my adult life. In the last year I had lost 2 close friends to cancer. I think back a year ago and I was just starting to question hair loss, my temples were starting to ...

Question about out-of-network provider

  • By Hope336 · New reply April 7, 2014
  • Discussion in Other thyroid diseases · 1 reply
  • Is anyone out there had TT done or decided to have it done with out-of-network surgeon at in network hospital? If so, how much was your surgeon's fee? Also, can you please tell me who is responsible for ...

Muscle Loss and Pain

  • By alone111 · Posted April 6, 2014
  • Discussion in Hyperthyroidism · 0 replies
  • New here and just diagnose with hyperthyroid. I am losing muscle and look it. I have to go for a three part RAY scan. Anyone have this? .Pain is back, now that the stess is now that I know what I am in ...

5 year TT anniversary

  • By BiomedEE · New reply April 6, 2014
  • Journal · 24 replies
  • To tune of "The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)" S4 older: eU T3, you move too fast. You got to make the morning ...

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