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how does the ear prep and draping differ from a thyroidectomy

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Difficult to say: for certain, mainly because symptoms you describe is not classic for any condition. One possibility is atypical angina, so please see a doctor to mak ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rufus Nortje
Specializes in General Practice
Vertigo: In my opinion this might not be directly associated with your operation. Best advice would be to consult a GP for a proper examination and maybe refer ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hypothyroidism: Your TSH level is quite high and should be brought down to below 5. Many of your symptoms may be related to your lack of adequate thyroid hormone repl ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Give it time: It has only been 1 week since surgery. You will have inflammation in your neck from the surgery for weeks. This makes things feel tight when you str ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Not much: Tsh, fsh, and lh all share a common "arm" as hormones produced by the pituitary gland. However, while there is some cross reactivity, pregnancy is muc ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neel Karne
17 years experience General Surgery
Anything fine: After a thyroidectomy there is generally restriction on what you can and cannot eat. Generally you may have some neck soreness immediately post-op w ... Read More
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Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Thyroidectomy diet: "there are no uniform general dietary restrictions for patients who have had thyroid surgery, however your surgeon may ask you to temporarily institut ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Schmidt
36 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
None: None. Tt isn't limited with diet postoperatively.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
To see..: If residual thyroid tissue puts out normal amount of hormone.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hassan Arshad
15 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: When the incision is closed for a thyroidectomy, absorbable sutures deep to the skin are used. For the outer layer of the skin, there are a number of ... Read More

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