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Posted 18 Jun 2017 by • 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 ...
Posted 23 May 2017 by • 2 answers
I had a complete thyroidectomy take synthroid. I also have glaucoma. I have fybromyalgia and my pain is not well controlled
Posted 18 Jun 2017 by • 0 answers
... 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 ...
Posted 8 May 2017 by • 0 answers
Posted 14 Mar 2017 by • 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?
Posted 28 Feb 2017 by • 0 answers
I have severe osteoporosis (-3.9) due to primary hyperparthyroidism. Operation in 2001, removal of parathyroid adenoma and total thyroidectomy because by chance during the operation a papillary-follicular cancer was detected. RAI 150. Now 16 years later the 1 parathyroid left over is ...
Posted 4 Feb 2017 by • 0 answers
Posted 28 Nov 2016 by • 1 answer
... dosage. Lower dose makes me so slow? Why? Because of the results of the lab tests. They say it does not fit the levels on their charts.
Posted 11 Aug 2016 by • 1 answer
... but there is something bothering me. I had a complete thyroidectomy in March due to Papillary Carcinoma... Should I be worried about taking this medicine?
Posted 11 Aug 2016 by • 0 answers
Hi there, I am a 49 year old menopausal woman (I think!) who recently had a thyroidectomy. I currently am on Synthroid and other than the swollen eyes once month, I feel great. I get very swollen, sore eyes once a month, first one eye, then the next day usually the other. Once there was so much ...
Posted 9 Jun 2016 by • 0 answers
I had Graves Disease and by the grace of the Holy Spirit I'am still here! I had the Surgery April 25th 2016, I'am taking Levothyroxine NA Synthroid 0.1MG, Any advice or experiences would be appreciated, and why? after my Surgery am I still Hyperthyroid mode... Thank you and Bless you ALL, ...
Posted 23 Feb 2016 by • 1 answer
My TSH level is not stable yet after thyroidectomy so doctor is adjusting the dosage by telling me to not take the 100 mcg dose on Sunday and Wednesday. Is this dangerous to miss two days? I think it is best to have a stable dosage from day to day. Why not use say a 50 mcg pill three days a week ...
Posted 27 Sep 2015 by • 2 answers
... first three months and felt unstable) since then. I was started on .175 and became toxic within a year. I was then lowered to .137 & did well for a while. Two years ago I was pout back up to .150 but last summer my TSH comes from 0.5 to 2.95. My integrative medicine doctor decreased my ...
Posted 28 Jul 2015 by • 1 answer
Hi- my thyroidectomy was done about 3 weeks ago, I'm not feeling right, cold feet, tingling finger, crying alot, depressed, I have gain 11 pounds !!! The doctor started me on levothyroxine but Friday he told me to start Amour Thyroid 120mg, how long before I should notice a difference?
Posted 2 Aug 2015 by • 0 answers
I recently had my blood done on the 28th of July 2015 I was on 112 mcg now I'm going to 150 mcg my thyroid levels are dropping dangerous low that's why I'm going to 150 mcg my insurance company is giving me issues with my medication I'm on the newest thyroid medication called ...