A 33-year-old female asked:
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i feel weak 4 days after hemithyroidectomy. when can i expect to feel better?

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Dr. Marc Surkin
43 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Usually 1-2 weeks: Thyroid surgery is major surgery and depending on age and other factors can require up to 1-2 weeks after the surgery to return to normal.
Answered on Dec 15, 2012

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