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weight gain concerns

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TSH and t4 - was I stupid all along?

peaceful22
  • By peaceful22 · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 22 replies
  • Hello everyone. I had Papillary Cancer about 5 years ago. I have been on 175 Synthroid since then and was blindly trusting the doses that my Endo prescribed. I had also always been on on antidepressants ...

SOO Stiff after TT and neck dissection

LindaM2014
  • By LindaM2014 · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 8 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 ...

RAI, tight neck?

Vero14
  • By Vero14 · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 3 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 ...

Post TT and Neck Disection question???

CrazyHarry
  • By CrazyHarry · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 5 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 ...

Surgery done.

bigdipper69
  • By bigdipper69 · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Journal · 5 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 ...

Time off from work?

Gusgusmom
  • By Gusgusmom · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 8 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 ...

SCARED

ack1953
  • By ack1953 · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Long-term survivors · 5 replies
  • I had a nodule found during carotid artery test - what freaked me out is the nurse practioner who gave me preliminary results said the technician was very concerned about nodule - had lots of blood and ...

Questions about treatment after a partial

agenhow
  • By agenhow · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 3 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 ...

weight gain concerns

mamabananas

thyroid meds

debman
  • By debman · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 10 replies
  • I had left side of my thyroid removed in Feb., will be having the right side removed next Thursday. I already have the prescription to begin meds after surgery. After doing some research, I have found ...

I am so lucky to possibly have thyroid cancer. REALLY?

kriskris2
  • By kriskris2 · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Mental challenges of living with thyroid cancer · 84 replies
  • I know I've seen similar discussions on here but today I am a little angry. I have only talked to a handful of my friends and family about what I am going through and so far the majority of them have ...

Thyroglobulin and antibodies - newer tests?

emmaleah
  • By emmaleah · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 19 replies
  • Hi those with Hashimoto's antibodies (TgAbs) and/or persistent thyroglobulin (Tg). I am at 6 months post-RAI, have consistently declining antibodies and a normal ultrasound, and yet thyroglobulin is persistently ...

Thyrogen today

Melsyboo
  • By Melsyboo · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 24 replies
  • Very nervous about this whole week! Little background- had TT with left and right radical neck dissection back in March 2002. Had approx 29 out of 54 nodes positive. Also had diffuse uptake in lungs ...

Thermostat Wars

xjbabeex
  • By xjbabeex · New reply April 19, 2014
  • Discussion in Papillary and follicular thyroid cancer (differentiated) · 11 replies
  • Hey all, I was wandering if anyone had some insight on how your thyroid regulates body temperature and how not having one effects it afterwards. My boyfriend and I have an amazing relationship, except ...

Tada!!!

CrazyHarry
  • By CrazyHarry · New reply April 19, 2014
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • After spending the last 6 weeks fretting about worrying about my TT mad neck dissection, it happened today! It took 5 hours, which I slept through. :) Then 6 hours in recovery because they couldn't find ...

New diagnosis

Nedevan
  • By Nedevan · New reply April 19, 2014
  • 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 ...

Scarring

kage
  • By kage · New reply April 19, 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 ...

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