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I've just had a fully thyroidectomy and found after operation it was cancer. I've been wait 3...

Posted 14 Mar 2018 by Kazbar70 1 answer

... weeks for results. Just got them back now. I don't need to have RAI treatment but still need to be watched closely. I'm on 100mg levothyroxine. Does this mean I am cancer free ? Or can depending in blood tests I may still need to have RAI treatment. My head is still all over the ...

Levothyroxine - How will body respond if I stop taking for 1 week?

Posted 24 Dec 2017 by smilingtiff 0 answers

I take 100mcg. tablet once daily for hypothyroidism. I had a total thyroidectomy done few years back. I have 1 week of pills left & 1 week of no pills before I see my thyroid doctor & its no refills. I see him week of January 8th, 2018. I don't want to call & then doctor might ...

Thyroidectomy - I had a lobectomy to remove a benign thyroid tumor over 30 years ago.?

Posted 20 Jan 2018 by saxophone1944 0 answers

... Endocrinologist has taken periodic sonograms of remnant lobe. Last observation was that lobe had broken up. Could this "broken up" lobe appear as a mass in the mediastinal?

Hi! I had a full thyroidectomy about 6 weeks ago and I was put on levothyroxine 150 and I still have

Posted 29 Dec 2017 by Mtom27 1 answer

... many symptoms including uncontrolled weight gain. I have been reading about side effects of this medication and many people say adding a T3 suppliment can help. Can you take both these together? The T4&T3? If so, any specific ways to take them? Can you get over the counter T3? Is there one ...

Does clomipramine cause severe fatigue and weakness. I only take about 10mgs for a few days?

Posted 16 Oct 2017 by L1sp 4 answers

I've only taken about 10mgs at night for a few days and already feel extremely weak with absolutely no energy. I've had a total thyroidectomy and take levothyroxine every morning. I can't take any ssris as one of them made me suicidal and had very bad reactions to every one I took. I ...

Post thyroidectomy can I take care of toddler?

Posted 29 Sep 2017 by askhiba 1 answer

... thyroidectomy after few days, will i be able to continue taking care of my child directly post surgery or do i need help?

Does Cytomel cause worsening of palpitations??

Posted 19 Sep 2017 by rosecitygirl 0 answers

Had total thyroidectomy almost 2 years ago. On levothyroxine 137.5. Was taking 175 then reduced to 150. Have lost around 45 lbs during the 2 years (which is a good thing) but all kinds of horrible side effects. Palpitatations were really bad. Was out of town seeing new grandbaby and thought I was ...

Levothyroxine - I want to know how to deal with my reaction to Synthroid following my thyroidectomy?

Posted 28 Aug 2017 by ReganPollock 1 answer

My T3 and T4 levels are mid range but my TSH level has rocketed to 50. My endocrinologist has recommended upping my dosage to 75, but this is making me feel very unwell - dizzy, bad headache, tingling in my fingers, heart pain. I would like to go back to 50 mcg or preferably even lower, but ...

Are there phsycological problems for bipolar patients after a thyroidectomy?

Posted 1 Oct 2017 by rrossacata6619 0 answers

What long-term side effects should a patient with bipolar schizoaffective disorder experience after thyroidectomy. Are there any symptoms that should be cause for an alarm caused an alarm

Can I safely use amitriptyline?

Posted 23 May 2017 by Cathy T 2 answers

I had a complete thyroidectomy take synthroid. I also have glaucoma. I have fybromyalgia and my pain is not well controlled

Hi! So I am literally less then 48 hours post total thyroidectomy. A large mass that took over the?

Posted 18 Jun 2017 by heavensent501 1 answer

... full left lobe was found "accidentally" on chest ct scan in April. Unfortunately the biopsies prior to surgery were inconclusive for some reason so we still do not know what it was. (Yay waiting games!) But even more unfortunate, my post op team was a nightmare! My husband and i were ...

Thyroidectomy - Going surgery alone?

Posted 18 Jun 2017 by Carleigh22 0 answers

Hi so I'm having a thyroidectomy on 4th July and I've been really nervous about this even knowing my boyfriend would be there with me as long as possible. Well he's just decided to break up with me and now I face having to do it all alone which makes me even more anxious! Has anyone ...

I had thyroid cancer and had a total thyroidectomy. I now take 100 levothyroxine every day?

Posted 14 Mar 2017 by SuzieQ2 2 answers

I have gained 16 pounds. I don't feel well anymore. I want to stop taking this med bit am afraid I could die. Can I stop taking it and be okay?

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