While thyroid hormone replacement is required after total thyroidectomy, L-thyroxine may occur following partial thyroidectomy. Otolaryngol Head.If anyone has had the same problem, do you lose the accumulated weight quite quickly? I know everyone's metabolism does not work in the same way, but does anyone have any testimonials of their experiences post surgery?
I was able to get up and walk to the toilet with assistance the same afternoon. The only downsides were the neck drain I had to lug around with me for four days whilst I was in Hospital which wasn't very pleasant and my blood pressure dropped horribly after the op which also wasn't very.Thyroid Hormone Replacement Therapy Options The thyroid gland produces two hormonesT3 and T4. You will most likely take a daily dose of T4 via an oral pill. The reason only T4 is taken is because most T3 hormones were once T4.
I don't believe there was abnormal growth in the nodue, at least they didn't tell me that. Now that you mention it, I will be looking that up too!, 12:35 PM # 10 Newbie (female) Join Date: Sep 2007 Location: Fort Scott, KS Posts: 6 Re: Forthcoming Partial Thyroidectomy Hello Genna 221.I have a 2cm "cold" nodule that they say is more apt to be cancer. I've had the sonogarm and RAI uptake en I did a FNA biopsy and it came back with the most common finetly not colloid which would have been t mine is one of those that is hard to tell.
Was it your decision or did the Doc tell you it would be best. I'm just curious because yours is "hot" nodule and I've been told for the most part those are not cancer.If you have a total thyroidectomy for papillary thyroid cancer (also known as papillary thyroid carcinoma you will become hypothyroid and will need to take thyroid).
Also, is surgery best or iodine treatment? Thanks. Genna Sponsors, 10:25 AM # 2 Member (female) Join Date: Apr 2007 Location: Lancashire, UK. Posts: 94 Re: Forthcoming Partial Thyroidectomy Hi Genna, I had a Partial Thyroidectomy 12 years ago and then the rest was whipped out in June of this year, both due to rather.02:03 PM # 1 Newbie (female) Join Date: Sep 2007 Location: London, United Kingdom. Posts: 5 Forthcoming Partial Thyroidectomy Hi I am due for an operation to take out half of my thyroid gland because of a hot nodule.
Thyroid surgery is the first-line of treatment for papillary thyroid cancer (also known as papillary thyroid carcinoma). In most cases, you will need to take thyroid hormone replacement therapy to manage hypothyroidism after surgery.I had one enlarged, non-cancerous lobe removed nearly 2 years ago (my Endo surgeon want it out because it easier when they aren't H-U-G-E, involving the vocal cords) I don't regret my decision at all.
This is because the blood levels of the hormone are more predictable with the synthetic forms than the animal source pills. If you'd like to get more details about these medications, please read our article about animal thyroid supplements for hypothyroidism.I might wait a few months then have another FNA Biopsy guided by sonagram.(where they stick the needle in the tumor by watching it on the t.v. screen so they don't MISS it ).and see if they results come back different then it did last week for me.
I read your problems with interest and didn't understand everything that is going on with you so I am going to do a little research. I very much hope that the tests come back negative.Kind regards., 07:23 AM # 9 Newbie (female) Join Date: Sep 2007 Location: London, United Kingdom Posts: 5 Re: Forthcoming Partial Thyroidectomy Hi Mkgbrook Thanks for your reply. In response to your question, the doctor did not consider medication at all (See previous reply).
I have put on around 401bs since the beginning of the problems, which was around 5 years ago. The doctors kept telling me that my blood tests were normal in spite of the fact that I was putting on weight without effort and especially after coming off low-calorie attempts to diet., 07:11 AM # 8.I'm still about 20 lbs over my weight that I was in my 20s' 30s'.that is pretty normal. So don't get down on 's not as bad to be over weight as it is to be "over fat".that could cause other health issues.
You would see a full image of your x-ray that followed my RAI UPtake Test showed a piece of my thyroid missing in the was the piece that had the nodule on did not absorb the iodine that I took by pill that is how they determined mine was cold.I know all cases are different. I hear some gain weight with thyroid problems or the reverse. I'm not sure how old you are but as we grow older too, with each decade it's harder and harder to keep off the pounds.
He just told me that it needed to come out and I am glad that he didn't propose anything other than surgery because I have been reading up a lot on this condition and I prefer to have what I believe is a "quick fix".20 years ago I had a partial thyroidectomy because of nodule calcification. I was put on a low dose of thyroxine and continued taking it for 15 years.
My difficulties stemmed from getting ON thy meds, finding the right one having to FIGHT for my right to a quality life., 07:01 AM # 7 Newbie (female) Join Date: Sep 2007 Location: London, United Kingdom Posts: 5 Re: Forthcoming Partial Thyroidectomy Hi Everyone Thank you all so much for your replies.If you require a total thyroidectomy, you body will no longer be able to produce thyroid hormones, and you will become hypothyroid. Thyroid hormone replacement therapy is the standard treatment for hypothyroidism.
In these cases, you might still be placed on thyroid hormone medication by your doctor. This depends on your thyroid function tests (TSH) and the pathology, although the dose will be frequently lower than if you had a total thyroidectomy.Subtotal/Partial Thyroidectomy - Removal of Half of the Thyroid Gland For this operation, cancer must be small and non-aggressive - follicular or.
Fortunately, thyroid hormone replacement therapy effectively manages the symptoms of hypothyroidism. A partial thyroidectomy may be done, instead of total, if you have a small ( 1 cm) papillary thyroid cancer (microscopic) without evidence of spread outside the thyroid, and if the other lobe is normal without any nodules.My labs came back "undiagnostic".w.
March, 1960 thyroid responses after hypothalmi 329c lesions table 1. th effece ot f thyroxine injection (15s ng. l-thyroxine daily on ) thyroidal i131 releas e rat.Thyroid surgery is an essential treatment for papillary thyroid cancer. If you require a total thyroidectomy, then thyroid hormone replacement therapy will eliminate the effects of hypothyroidism after surgery. EndocrineWeb has many resources to help you learn about this treatment.
Cosmetic Surgery into the bargain too! My recent op was relatively problem free - I wasn't sick after the anaesthetic like I was the first time around, which was awful especially as my neck was so sore.Good Luck! Kambre, 08:18 AM # 6 Senior Veteran (female) Join Date: Apr 2007 Location: Hesperia, CA Posts: 541 Re: Forthcoming Partial Thyroidectomy Hi Genna Personally, I've always been a big girl, but don't wonder if PART of that was due to slow thyroid (that fell within range, but was slow FOR ME).
I have had trouble with my menstral cycle for the past bit and had a Uteran Ablation done. Since the Ablation I have found the goiter and have had to wear a pad do to small amounts of bleeding.He told me that with the remaining part of my thyroid will function just as it did before so I am looking forward to getting back to "normal". My real worry is that the amount of weight, accumulated from being first hypo and then hyper, will not budge post operation and I must admit that.
Now since the Sub-total thyroidectomy I have been bleeding more? I go tomorrow to see the nnie, 12:28 PM # 4 Newbie (female) Join Date: Sep 2007 Location: Fort Scott, KS Posts: 6 Re: Forthcoming Partial Thyroidectomy Hi, Could I ask why they are taking part of your thyroid out?In other words, they dictate how your body uses energyfrom how you process food to how fast you think. After a total thyroidectomy, you will become hypothyroid. This condition is characterized by too little thyroid hormone.
I had a Partial Thyroidectomy 12 The only problems I have had are with getting my thyroxine Opinions needed-Partial or Total Thyroidectomy.Not feeling great at all - just very up and down at the moment, but I'll get there eventually. I've found this time round that there really isn't a quick fix.