Vocal cord problems after thyroidectomy

Deanie0916 Member Posts: 600 Member
edited February 2022 in Thyroid Cancer #1

Hi I had a complete thyroidectomy on Dec. 10 2021. My voice is raspy and hoarse. My right vocal cord seems to be paralyzed or stuck. My surgeon said this happens in 40% of thyroidectomy surgeries. Just wondering if this has happened to anyone else and what your experiences have been? Thanks.