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A 39-year-old female asked:

I ask i go for thyroid surgery how many weeks can i go to work i'm nanny i do some cleaning to house thank you?

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Within a few days?: you should ask the surgeon about this, but it all depends on what surgery is being done on your thyroid - if it is a deep procedure, say a subtotal thyroid extort, it could take up to a week for full recovery, while simple biopsies take a day to do and you are back at work the next day. Ask your surgeon

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Last updated Nov 23, 2014

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