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Archives for November 2007
Thyroidectomy or Hemi...best option?
I have 5 nods, two on one side that are ventricular cells and can't be determined as benign until removed. My surgeon recommends that I have at least the left half removed. The right has two nods as well, including the biggest one. It seems to make more sense to have the whole thing removed at once since I have so many…
Colorectal Survivor, Now Have Thyroid Problems
Had colorectal surgery December of last year. 6 months of chemo from January though July, this year. Had a thyroid ultrsound because my early cat scans this year showed some enlargement. After visiting with the endo doctor that I was referred to by my encologist to get the scan results, I have three nodules which are…
alternatives to RAI?
Hello! I just had a Total Thyroidectomy done 6 days ago, and 2 days ago I got confirmation that there were many tumors of different sizes (some were too small to catch them in the ultrasound) on both sides of the thyroid. They told me they were all Follicular Variant of Papillary cancer. They are recommending RAI and I've…
Novocaine with epi
I am trying to find out if a thcan can have novocaine with epineferine (sorry spelling).One support group I went to told me we could not, but Epi helps stop the bleeding and when we are slightly on the hyper side, we tend to bleed more. I am having a tooth extracted this week and not sure what to tell the dentist. Does…