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Fatigue After Thyroidectomy
How would pregnancy symptoms differ after a total thyroidectomy? Will I be more sick, fatigued, etc.
Not much: Tsh, fsh, and lh all share a common "arm" as hormones produced by the pituitary gland. However, while there is some cross reactivity, pregnancy is much more complex than just a thyroid hormone alteration. You will still need to be on replacement (synthyroid) therapy, but it will not affect your pregnancy per se. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, can be: There are many reasons to have these feelings after surgery and i tell my patients that you may take several weeks to physically and psychologically recover. It may be too early to check your tsh. They may be lagging behind your true thyroid hormone levels. You should be rechecked after 4-5 weeks after surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Total thyroidectomy and fatigue: is it normal to feel so fatigued? Taking levithyroxin 125. Levels normal.
1 year post Thyroidectomy...on 125 ug Levo, levels been stable. Have had sudden headaches, fatigue. Had TSH Fri, 6.8 and 9.6 within 3 hr. Pituitary?
^d-dimer270 so CT scan was done- clear.Lately having palp, low energy, fatigued, feeling like i'm not getting enough air in.Thyroidectomy 5/31. Cause?
Many possibilities: Your symptoms of palpitation, low energy though not specific can be associated with thyroid dysfunction. With your other medical issues, it would be wise to consult with your doctor sooner rather than later. If not recently checked, you may need to check a tsh, but also ekg to make certain that your heart rhythm is normal. As for not enough air, again nonspecific, but indicates need for a checkup. ...Read more
Thyroidectomy almost year ago. Blood work came back TSH 99. 175 mcg. Extreme fatigue and noticed a lump where the incision is? Should I be concerned?
Some sinus post nasal drip dailyTotal thyroidectomy in January 2015 taking B12 and last blood TSH .065. Get very fatigue at noon . Adj.med. why tired?
See doctor: There are many potential answers. TSH value suggests that your thyroid replacement dose may be too high which can make you exhausted after a period of hyperactivity (as well as osteoporosis). Sinus infection can also lead to fatigue. Thus you need to see your doctor to sort this out. ...Read more
Total thyroidectomy in 1/2015 . My first blood work .065 TSH. Levitroid 125. Mg. doctor said take it M-F. I'm having bad fatigue, Sleepy why?
Thyroidectomy 2011. Fatigue, fullness/noise in ears, anxiety, depression, achy joints. Tsh is 20.76. When will I feel better? Levo inc. 3 days ago
Hypothyroidism: Your TSH level is quite high and should be brought down to below 5. Many of your symptoms may be related to your lack of adequate thyroid hormone replacement. You also have a new born which adds to the stress and fatigue. Are you dealing with postpartum depression? You may a tleast temporarily need an antidepressant while your thyroid hormone is normallized levels which may take several months. ...Read more
Have had papillary thyroid cancer and total thyroidectomy ~1 year ago. TSH all in range. Still feeling very fatigued, hard time focusing. Going to get ACTH and Cortisol checked thinking adrenals?
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