It seems from your query that you had some cancer surgery
, probably around the throat?. Then you were diagnosed to have hyperthyroidism
. You have been treated with one of the modalities of treatment which is radioactive ablation of the gland. The most common side effect of this therapy inturn is development of hypothyroidism
, where in you gain weight.
In the management of hypothyroidism, the most essential part of treatment is to take adequate doses so as to keep TSH
in the range of 1-3. In your case, if the treatment with radioactive is recent levels of free thyroid hormone ieT4 will give a better clue to judge control.
You need to understand that without confirming the levels of the above mentioned tests it would not be appropriate to adjust your doses.
You would have to get your tests done and see the doctor soon. Do not feel disheartened, just try to get your tests and review with a doctor. Things should be fine.
Wish you speedy recovery