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I have hyperthyroid symptoms. Had anterior cervical discectomy and fusion

I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism at 34. I recently had anterior cervical discectomy and fusion in Aug. Ever since I have had extreme hyPERthyroid symptoms. Could the surgery have caused this and what do I do to get my Dr to listen? I feel like I m going crazy and have this is so bad that I ve basically felt like I m slowly dying!
Asked On : Thu, 27 Jan 2011
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Hi: i am an endocrinologist. You say you was diagnosed with hypothyroid, but you have hyperthyroid symptoms. Some times over replaced treatment for hypothyroid can cause these symptoms.What is your thyroid reports, Free T4 and TSH. Are you taking any tablets for your thyroid problem. It seems nothing to do with surgery. These are 100% treatable. Get an opinion from your local Endocrinologist. Good luck.
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