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Is hormone replacement therapy necessary after thyroid lobectomy ?

i had right thyroid lobectomy and isthmectomy in 2010.before surgery my t3,t4 levels were normal tsh level was 5.8(normal range 0.4-4).these tests were repeated in 2011.results showed normal t3,t4 levels tsh level is means my tsh level has decreased and returning to normal. i want to ask do i need hormone replacement therapy?
Thu, 12 Jan 2012
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Dear,what was the reason for surgery ? In any case your reports are normal.So if you are taking hormone supplements please do not stop it.And if not taking you do not it.bye.
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