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  1. Thyroid Surgery Discussion Forum
    Hi guys! So long story short... I had a partial thyroid ectomy on a small nodule on my right side only due to family history of cancer. The surgeon told me it could turn cancerous any day but my choice to remove it. Being 26, that scared me so chose to do the surgery. Everything will be fine...
  2. Thyroid Surgery Discussion Forum
    Just thought I would post an update on how my total thyroidectomy went. It didn't! I woke to discover that my surgery was a difficult one. The 7cm nodule on my left lobe was very vascular and apparently when the surgeon opened me up, blood came gushing out. As he attempted to stem the flow of...
  3. Thyroid Surgery Discussion Forum
    Hi all, I write this from the ICU. my TT on 10/31 went perfectly, pain is minimal, and my incision looks great. However, my Calcium plummeted and I ended up with full blown hypocalcemia (nightmare experience). This was after I had IV and oral Calcium/Rocaltrol for 2 days in the hospital but was...
  4. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi. I was diagnosed with a nodule by my primary care physician and referred to and ENT. ENT sent me for a ultrasound, which came back inconclusive. In the mean time the blood work from the primary care dr came back with normal TSH levels. ENT sent me back to have a FNA with ultrasound. After...
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