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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Thyroid: Take the medicine first thing in the morning on empty stomach to make sure you don't have any interaction with other medicine or food. If you have pr ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Oswari
24 years experience Family Medicine
Check T3 (liothyronine): Sometimes your body doesn't convert T4 (levothyroxine) into active t3. You may do better with a mixture is t4/t3 like wes-throid or Nature-Throid or j ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Depends on Stage: Hi. Recurrence rates for papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) are low overall. Recurrence does depend on PTC staging. I don't know any details about your ca ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
Up to 30 percent: the rate of recurrence or persistence can be up to 30%, and recurrences can occur even decades after the initial treatment. - See more at: http://www. ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Cook
Dr. Seth Cook answered
26 years experience Pathology
Unlikely.: Fewer than 5% of patients have parathyroid problems following thyroid surgery. Most of the time the problem is temporary but rare patients have perman ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
No: thyroid cancer behaves differently at different ages. If one is in the 60's and has a thyroidectomy for cancer, frequently the lesion is locally aggr ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Unrelated to Thyroid: "Lump" in Epigastric region most commonly would be Xyphoid Process. If you recently lost some weight , it may become more prominent. If it is soft and ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
39 years experience Pathology
Thyroid cancer: It sounds like your question is whether this is the same cancer you had 50 years ago, and how it could occur after removal of all thyroid tissue. Papi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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No: Thyroid cancer and/or its removal will have no impact on positivity of drug testing in any significant way. Neither methamphetamine or Methadone (not ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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I don't know what: having a thyroid cancer removed would have to do with your methamphetamine problem, but I don't think they are related, and one has nothing to do with ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Thyroid: I am glad your cancer has been taken care of for 24 years. Why did you stop your synthroid (thyroxine)? Have you had your thyroid labs checked recentl ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Ned to see doctor: If she had total thyroidectomy , TSH level high means her thyroid hormone need to be adjusted , if partial thyroidectomy was done then same need mor ... Read More
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