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Drinking alcohol after thyroidectomy

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Does thyroidectomy cause alteration in the process of alcohol metabolism?

the alteration in the process of alcohol metabolism in patients post total thyroidectomy . Is it true that this type of surgery can affect the results of a blood alcohol level reading?" ...
 

What should be done if I have low hemoglobin and high TSH levels even after eight months of thyroidectomy?

I am 8 months post total thyroidectomy , i had a substernal mediastinal goiter that was as big ... symptoms, the ct led tothe thyroidectomy. post thyroidectomy they only took xrays never a ct or any other ...
 

What causes sore throat after thyroidectomy?

Is a score throat normal after a thyroidectomy? I hady thyroid removed oct 20 2013. I still have a score throat and my voice is still strained. (Sore when i swallow) ...
 

What causes loss of voice after a total thyroidectomy?

I had a total thyroidectomy on April 22nd of this year. They removed one parathyroid that was embedded in the thyroid as well as one lymph node. All were clear of cancer. I have not spoken a work since ...
 

Can thyroidectomy surgery affect the results of a blood alcohol level reading?

the alteration in the process of alcohol metabolism in patients post total thyroidectomy . Is it true that this type of surgery can affect the results of a blood alcohol level reading?" ...
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Will it be safe to take Synthroid for thyroidectomy?

Hi, I had a thyroidectomy but while waiting for my appointment to see an endocrinologist my Family ... of medication should you be started on after surgery? ...
 

Feeling dry throat after drinking water. Had thyroidectomy. Is this a serious condition?

i have been drinkingg lots of water and the back of my throat feels very dry, is like i m almost thirsty. My colds last longer than normal since having a thyroidectomy back in 2011. I try to sleep ...
 

Is prednisone safe to be used after thyroidectomy ?

I just had a thyroidectomy on tues, I can t speak, i am spitting up phlegm and the doctors just told me both my vocal cords are Stunned and i should take prednisone for a week. Why? I am taking ...
 

What are the chances of gaining weight after thyroidectomy?

hearing that some women experience having difficulties getting pregnant after thyroidectomy. Is that true ... will gain a lot of weight after the surgery and that i will have difficulty taking it off. i ve always been ...
 

Why does neck pain persist even after thyroidectomy ?

Hello. I had a complete thyroidectomy 5 mths ago and I recently got Sinutitis, so my doctor thinks. I have been taking Augmentin 875 2 x dly for 7 days now and I still have throbbing and pressure ...
 

On levothyroxine after thyroidectomy. Itchy hives on the body. Allergic to medication?

i had a total thyroidectomy in nov 2012 and was put on 125mcg of levothyroxine. in jan 2013 i started to suffer with very bad allergic reaction and i kept a food diary. i didn t eat anything for three ...
 

What is the cause of joint pain and weakness after thyroidectomy?

i have had a thyroidectomy and two carpal tunnel surgeries in 3 months time. I have graves disease and went into a parathyroid storm after my thyroidectomy, I am not experiencing severe joint pain through ...
 

Tightness in neck, redness around scar, swollen, lumpy, normal symptoms after thyroidectomy ?

I had a thyroidectomy 13 months ago. I still have tightness in my neck , redness around scar and neck feels swollen and lumpy. Is this normal after a year? ...
 

Fluctuating TSH levels after thyroidectomy. Pain in the throat, bump in the Adams apple. Worried

I am a 55 year old female who had a total thyroidectomy 1 1/2 years ago. Recently my bloodwork has been strange tsh .002 - doc lowered my synthroid dose from 75 to 50 mcg. Within a few days I ...
 

Hypoechoic nodule in the ultrasound after total thyroidectomy. Worried. Had papillary cancer

I had a total thyroidectomy a year ago and my follow-up ultrasound indicates a left lobectomy level 6 hypoechoic nodule. It goes on to say that this finding is of little clinical significance ...
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Hello Dr, my name is Carmen: Two years ago had my thyroid out, i was place on 100mg of Oroxine 6 day a week, now my Dr ask to miss onother day i did and felt
Welcome, It is difficult to predict the optimal dose of thyroxine after thyroidectomy. It need frequent dose change to avoid Hypothyroidism as well as side effects from thyroxine. It varies depend upon the metabolic functions, age, sex etc.Do not worry. you need to worry only when you have symptoms of hypothyroidism like lethargy, unusual weight gain, change in menstrual cycle etc.If doubt,reply
 
doc if i have a thyroid cyst what ls the best possible action can be done?aspiration or excision biopsy?or just subtotal thyroidectomy?im only 26
If minimal surgery helps with a condition, then why go for the more radical approaches. I think aspiration can be tried first and the fluid sent for further evaluation. Excision biopsy can also be tried. Discuss with your physician.
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