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Treatment for thyroid - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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Doctor :   how can i help u ?
User :   my 13 year old daughter reciently had a full thyroidectomy can that effect her anyway by having her whole thyroid gone?
Doctor :   not much
Doctor :   she can be placed on supplementary thyroid hormones which will be needed for her
Doctor :   once she has the required supplements, he will be fine
User :   ive noticed changes such as her heart beating fast would that have anything to do wit it?
Doctor :   her fast hr, could be due to hyperthyroid status
Doctor :   please get a TSH, T3 T4 tested
User :   ok
Doctor :   this will get us if shes hyperthyrpoid or hypothyroid
User :   but thats what she had before surgery shouldent that be gone?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   but doing the test will help us, to know if the medications are optimised
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