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Hyperthyroid and hyperthyroidism - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi there, my sister had her thyroid removed a year ago and has hyperthyroidism. She is too slim, wakes up with a rapid heartbeat
Doctor :  
How can i help you
User :   she is 25 and had surgery done to remove a lump on her thyroid a year ago
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
at the time of surgery it was hyperthyroid right
Doctor :  
what surgery was done
User :  
a thyroid was rmeoved
User :  
doctors says she needs no pills
User :  
i am worried about these symptoms
Doctor :  
ya it was full removal or it was partial thyroid removal
User :  
it was partial
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
now she is having weight loss, and heart beat perciption
User :  
yes, exactly
Doctor :  
this is since when
User :  
she feels weak sometimes
User :  
the surgery was a year ago..she has been having these symptoms for 5 months
Doctor :  
did you check the thyroid status
User :  
no I did not
User :  
i was just told to do blood tests..which came out fine
Doctor :   symptoms are indication hyperthyroid

Doctor :   you need to get t3 t4 and tsh level to confirm
Doctor :  
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