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ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association

Surgery tomorrow- Thyroid cancer (Papiller ca)-very scared

In: Surgery

iris87

surgery-tomorrow-thyroid-cancer-papiller-ca-very-scared

200210

Hello, I am Iris from İstanbul-Turkey. I have just found out about this website and wanted to share my condition. I am 29 years old, I ve had 4 surgeries before (different issues). Tomorrow I will be having my thyroid removed, and although I ve never been scared of surgeries before, I am very very scared right now. I would like to know if it hurts too much and how does it feel after ... Read More

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association

How do you make medical decisions?

Brian's journal

Brian

how-do-you-make-medical-decisions

200210

Dear members, As patients and caregivers, we have more sources of medical information available to us than ever before to help us make the best decisions possible for our health. Advice from our doctors is sometimes not the same as the information we learn from the experiences of our peers, and there are often other sources of information available as well. Some of our decisions feel ... Read More

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Need help with Ct result

In: Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated)

threepom1

need-help-with-ct-result

200210

I recently had a repeat CT for lung nodules. At the end of the report there is a statement that says I have persistent asymmetric right thyroid lobe enlargement. How could this be if I had my thyroid removed in two surgeries in 2015. If anyone can shed some light to this I would appreciate it. Thanks ... Read More

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association

How Much Time To Give For NDT To Work Effectively / Can It Happen ???

In: Anaplastic thyroid cancer

hadassah-1

how-much-time-to-give-for-ndt-to-work-effectively-can-it-happen

200210

After being on high doses of Synthroid for many years after TT . And having awful side effects such as palpitations ,high blood pressure , anxiety , weight issues, fatty liver, jaundice skin ,insomnia, muscle cramping etc. Dr after Dr always saying after hearing my symptoms my TSH was just right . No reason to be concerned with my symptoms . No testing FT3/RT3 . Thyroid testing consisted ... Read More

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association

Nauseous on Synthroid?

In: Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated)

Mykittykabuki

nauseous-on-synthroid

200210

I've been on Synthroid 12 days now. First 8 days, 100mcg, 4 days 88mcg. I'm so nauseous off and on all day. Taking zofran when I have to, sometimes it helps. Anyone else nauseous when they started Synthroid? How long did it last? Taking it in the morning, empty stomach, glass of water, not eating for at least an hour. TT last Nov, RAI two weeks ago today ... Read More

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association

RAI Treatment

In: Radioactive iodine

Saima921

rai-treatment-21

200210

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Hello, I am having RAI treatment on 1/25 for a week. Which items should I buy when at the store. I will be staying in my home. 6 feet away from husband and my 1 yr old son will stay with my parents. So far I have on my list: Plastic plates, cups, utensils, garbage bags, puzzle books ( for entertainment), gloves, plastic on mattress and pillow. Any other suggestions ... Read More

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association

FRUSTRATED!!!

pwmomof2's journal

pwmomof2

frustrated-190

200210

I just want to get this over with. Saw Endocrinologist back in December. At that time, she told me that we were doing the RAi treatment and then a WBS a week later. Talked with nurse last week to set up schedule. At that time, she said the paperwork said I would be having a scan first!? She sent me the paperwork and it says WBS the week of February 27th. I called the doctor's office ... Read More

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ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association

Pulsating neck

In: Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated)

Mcshell

pulsating-neck

200210

TT 3 week post/op. Healing failrly well? I do have on occasion, a pulsating feeling in my neck. It's usually if I'm lying down flat, bending head/down or if I'm raising my voice (4kids). It feels like when you hold your breath, blow a balloon. Tight, throbbing sort of tension. Trying to take it easy, wondering if this is normal, or maybe overworking myself? Also, when should the Synthroid ... Read More

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association

? Scalloped tongue

In: Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated)

Jenkerri

scalloped-tongue

200210

Has anyone had problems with a scalloped tongue and dryness of their mouth. I had my thyroid removed 3 years ago and have never had this happen. Also, do people who have had TT struggle with iodine deficiency ... Read More

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association

I'm all yours...

morganandb's journal

morganandb

im-all-yours

200210

I'm yours if you would have me. Sorry for all the time I thought I was in control. Forgive me for the many years I saw myself as God, and never gave a second thought to You . Forgive me for I come sick and sad to beg instead of praising you and loving living my life with you,following your teachings and living happy loving you. I;m sorry I forgot am nothing without you and you are ... Read More

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