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Tired And Weak After Thyroid Removal Surgery
3 weeks out of partial thyroid removal. Pre-surg TSH 1.27 miu/l: ft4 .9 ng/dl: after surgery TSH 3.150 miu/l: ft4 .96. Do i need medication?
Not yet based on lab: Usually after partial or total thyroid removal it can take a while before medication may be needed. Every patient is different as to when they need medication. You are still making thyroid hormone from what's left, it appears your TSH has risen in just 3 weeks and may mean you might need medication soon. Normally we look for TSH to be above 4.5 before starting medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How is a thyroid removal different from parathyroidectomy? How are the surgeries similar? And how are they different ?
Different glands: The thyroid and parathyroids are closely related in position. There are 4 parathyroids, one in the region of the upper and lower pole of the right and left thyroid lobes. When doing a thyroid resection the parathyroids are identified and separated. If only one thyroid lobe is removed and parathyroid blood supply lost, the remaining 2 parathyroids are sufficient to function. ...Read more
I'm considering surgery to treat my overactive thyroid as the medication is not improving it, are there any dangerous side effects of thyroidectomy?
Had total thyroidectomy due to thyroid cancer 7 weeks ago; voice get tired after talking for awhile. Normal side effect and when will it get better?
Thyroidectomy 9 months ago. Tsh is suppressed <0.015 cuz thyroid cancer. T3 (liothyronine) and T4 normal. Why i feel so tired?! i'm frustrated!
See Yur Endocrinolog: You should visit your endocrinologist to fine tune your thyroid hormone medication(synthroid). Excess of this medication could be one cause. He/she can also check your CBC and make sure that your blood counts/hb is normal and you are not anemic. Regular follow ups with your endocrinologist is essential to keep you well. ...Read more
I ask I'm almost 1half month done my thyroid surgery why it's still I fell my neck is to tired thank u?
There will be: a NORMAL "thickening" at the site of your surgery for several months after the procedure! In addition any fatigue you had prior to the surgery I assume will respond to thyroid replacement (if indicated) or a little "tincture of time"! Hope this helps! BE WELL! Dr Z ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have antiphospholipid and adrenal failure d/t pit. Surgery. On off days from work (rn) i'm nearly bed fast d/t weakness & fatigue. What to do? :(
31yr.Had sciatica yr ago,right leg too weak which improved with yoga.Now Its back.Right leg weak m stiff(no pain).Tried yoga but felt tired. Surgery?
After a surgery, how long the effect of anesthesia stay in the body?It is been almost a month and still feeling weak, tired, etc.
By: now metabolites should've clear. Have investigation for other causes of your symptoms. ...Read more
I have spine stenoise. I had surgery in my neck, at c3-c7. I live in chronic pain. I am tired of painkillers and i doexcercise but it does not help. What can I do?
Get a diagnosis: Given that the results if cervical fusion surgery are generally very favorable, i would confirm that the surgery addresses the problem. Most surgical failures revolve around the lack of thorough investigation leaving some problems untreated. Depending upon the type of surgery you had, instability or failure of fusion are possibilities as well. New problems above/below surgery could also be issue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers