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Dr. Terri Washington
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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more


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Why can't you have an hysterectomy when you.Ve got an overactive thyroid?

Why can't you have an hysterectomy when you.Ve got an overactive thyroid?

You can: You just need to get the thyroid under control first to be safe for the surgery. Overactive thyroid speeds up your metabolism, putting more stress on your heart and clear drugs quicker. You might have more risks during surgery if you are hyperthyroid. Thus, for non-emergent surgery, it's best to get the thyroid controlled, then go for surgery. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for a laperscopic hysterectomy for someone with diebetis and no thyroid??

What is the recovery time for a laperscopic hysterectomy for someone with diebetis and no thyroid??

Hysterectomy, etc.: It may take a few weeks to fully recover from the hysterectomy. During that time you need to keep close control of your diabetes. If you have no thyroid you must see your doctor to get started with thyroid replacement. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for laperscopic hysterectomy for someone with type 1 diebetis and no thyroid?

What is the recovery time for laperscopic hysterectomy for someone with type 1 diebetis and no thyroid?

Depends on care: It depends on the type of care you receive for your ancillary medical issues. Is your diabetes under control? If not, it will take longer to heal with a higher risk of infections. Are your taking thyroid replacement meds? If not, the anesthesiologist may not put you to sleep. Finally, the number of cases and level of skill of your GYN surgeon matter. Higher numbers better results. ...Read more

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I recently had a hysterectomy. On HRT and now thyroid levels are low. Can my hormones cause my thyroid to be mistaken for hyperthyroid?

I recently had a hysterectomy. On HRT and now thyroid levels are low. Can my hormones cause my thyroid to be mistaken for hyperthyroid?

Not really: Hormones can raise your total T4 but not your free T4 which is more accurate. If your total T4 is a bit high but your TSH is normal you are not hyperthyroid. Would help to see actual test resutsl ...Read more

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I had a hysterectomy 4yrs ago. I'm lactating again but now its green in the left breast. Any idea what it is..... Also I had my thyroid removed?

I had a hysterectomy 4yrs ago. I'm lactating again but now its green in the left breast. Any idea what it is..... Also I had my thyroid removed?

Green discharge: I would suggest getting evaluated by your OBGYN or primary care doctor. Green discharge from the nipple is not normal and needs evaluated. Causes could range from a milk duct infection/mastitis to cancer to a gladular/hormonal issue. A mammogram or breast ultrasound may be necessary depending on what your doc finds on history and physical examination ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...Read more