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how long after a partial thyroidectomy does a patient begin to feel the results of lesser thyroid hormone?

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Dr. Samuel Freedman
8 years experience Pediatrics
PartialThyroidectomy: 4 to 6 weeks if at all. Most cases have no hypothyroidism as a result
Answered on Jun 4, 2018
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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No: The rest of the thyroid will compensate.
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Depends: On why the original surgery was done. Removing a normal lobe will have no effect on the residual lobe's ability to make t4.
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