A 33-year-old member asked:
I had a total thyroidectomy (thyroid papilliary cancer) for 17 years and with a high level of tsh result. and stop taking my euthyrox medicine?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Need Thyroid hormone: You need thyroid hormone replacement as you do not have thyroid gland and will need thyroid hormone all your life.Since you stop your euthrox your TSH is high.You need to follow your doctors advice and go back on the thyroid hormone with adjustment of dose to bring TSH to normal level.
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