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Archives for December 2004
high cholesterol after thyroid surgery
Hi, I just got a phone call from the doctor saying that my cholesterol is high. (5.9) I have never had this problem before and wonder if it is related to my thyroid cancer/surgery. At the time of the blood test I had had 1/2 of my thyroid removed and was on no medication. (nor had I had any blood work to see if I needed…
total thyroidectomy recovery
I just had my thyroid removed las thursday. I'm feeling very sluggish and extremely tired. I just started cytomel yesterday. How long does it take to recover from the surgery and start feeling like myself again? I still haven't gotten the radiation treatement yet and am scared because I have a one year old and a four year…
New to Board
Hi. I am new to the board & would like to help. I had a total thyroidectomy (papillary & dif. ca.) 7 lymph nodes removed & parathyroid resection & 1-131 rx. In Spring I will be 10 years cancer free. If I can help ease anyones fears, I would love 2 help. Back in those 'olden days' when I was diagnosed we didn't have a pc in…
Help MD wants to do biopsy of lymphnodes after total thyroidectomy?tommorrow!
My doctors office called today and said that I have to come in to the medical center tommorrow and have an ultrasound with biopsy done to check for residual cancer and cancer in my lymph nodes. (I did have malignant lymph nodes removed during my first surgery) I am so surprised because this is the first time that I have…
external beam radiation!!
Hello! everybody! Well i just wanted to ask anybody, if they have been on external beam radiation, well i have already had three radiations my last was 4 months ago, I also had my limphnodes removed cause i had a reoccurance, my doctor found 7 tumors on my left side of my neck and 1 on my right, and all of them were…
Is there anyone that the Doctor is keeping close watch on this. This is my target. he tells me that thyroglobulin is protien and that I should not have it. It is five years since my surgery and when I go off Synthroid for Body scan the level goes up. When on Synthroid it is on range. Is there anyone dealing with this?