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Early Menopause After Total Thyroidectomy
Menopause, on Celexa (citalopram) for anxiety, low sex interest and challenging for orgasm. Thyroidectomy /hypo, What med. May be alternative for anxiety? Help?
Talk to your doctor: Tell your doctor about your symptoms. There are alternatives for you that might help improve your quality of life. Your doctor might consider adding or switching medication. For instance, Wellbutrin has a lower risk of sexual side effects. It does tend to be stimulating and can increase anxiety. Buspar (buspirone) can be added for anxiety and it also can help with sexual side effects. Hope this helps.
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59 yo. Hyst. Have ovaries. FSH 128. Progesterone. 16 drenching night sweats every night. Then chills. Menopause? TSH 7.12 thyroidectomy
Is there a connection between those who have papillary thyroid cancer (total thyroidectomy) infertility issues, and early onset of perimenopause?
No period since June 2014/ total thyroidectomy for NMG 1/2015. Sweating under armpits, warmer, yeast infections. 49yrs. Is this menopausal or thyroid?
1 week: Light physical activity was recommended after thyroidectomy for 1 week. Pain is usually mild after thyroidectomy!
2 weeks: I usually recommend my patients to avoid exercising and heavy lifting for two weeks following thyroid surgery.
Metabolism: After the thyroid is removed, the body still needs thyroxin to help in metabolic processes. Perhaps the amount of synthetic or natural thyroxin replacement needs to be adjusted.
It can: The risk of nerve injury with surgery should be about 1%. If it happens, 50% can recover. The recurrent laryngeal nerve controls the voice and damage can cause severe hoarseness and weak voice. Superior laryngeal nerve damage can cause loss of pitch. The overwhelming majority of people have no problem, some have mild weakness that returns, and very few have permanent damage. Chances are good.See 1 more doctor answer
Thyroidectomy: This would not be done unless absolutely necessary. Any surgery can have complications such as infection swelling etc. Later complications can come from scarring and the need for thyroid medication for the rest of your life - you could not be without it ever! Review with the surgeon or at least get a second opinion if you are not sure!
Only if...: Thyroid levels are not normal. Prolactin should also always be checked in thyroid conditions.
It'd be a good idea: To speak with an endocrinologist to help you sort out whether or not you need a thyroidectomy. If endocrinologist thinks its reasonable to get surgery, they can refer you to an endocrine or ENT surgeon. The surgeon will evaluate you and also decide if they think surgery is indicated. Choosing surgery is a big choice so getting good opinions is important.See 1 more doctor answer
You do: But it is not essential for life so you don't need to replace it.
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