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  1. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Just wanted to give a quick update and ask a couple of questions! I have been medicated for hypothyroidism as the result of a partial thyroidectomy in December 2014. I have been playing the medicine game for exactly 1 year now. Things are better but not ideal yet. After a few months of taking...
  2. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hello, I am scheduled to have a Partial TT in early April. I have a 5 cm nodule part solid/mostly fluid on my right lobe.I have had a cough since October, 2 biopsies (1st inconclusive, 2nd benign-both times it has been drained but keeps filling up again). My thyroid is in the normal range. TSH...
  3. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    For those of you who have also undergone a partial thyroidectomy, have you had weight gain issues? If so, any success in getting the extra weight off and how did you do so? I underwent a partial thyroidectomy about 2 years ago. The first year was mostly fine but after my TSH slowly changed, I...
  4. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Well, I've been on levothyroxine for partial thyroidectomy now for 4 weeks. I've gone from 50 mcg to 75 mcg and now adding 100 mcg twice per week. I've only taken the 100 mcg once which was last Friday (3 days ago). I don't seem to have the debilitating fatigue now, but I feel so strange. My...
  5. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hello Everyone!!! My name is Michelle and I had a partial thyroidectomy 3 years ago. I was diagnosed with having nodules on my left lobe after a routine physical with my family doctor. At that time, I was 22 years old and had a 4 year old daughter. My mother has Graves disease and received...
  6. Thyroid Disease General Discussion Forum
    Hey guys! It's been a while since I've been on, and I've been thinking about everyone ever since. Well, my last US report back in September of last year had me getting a biopsy done at our local hospital, which IMO - was NOT fun. First off, the doctor explained that back in the 'day' he would...
  7. Thyroid Surgery Discussion Forum
    Hi I have hashi's, subclinical hypo and had a Left PT on 8/13/13 for a 1.2cm suspicious nodule. I guess I pretty much know the possible options if the path comes back as cancer, but realize I really don't know what to expect if it doesn't. So if there is anyone out there with this experience can...
  8. Thyroid Surgery Discussion Forum
    Went well, and totally on schedule-7:30 surgery awake in recovery just little over 2 hours later , home resting by 3:30 with a 1 hour drive. They said I was a hard intubation so my trachea is very sore and pain meds are not really helping but the chocolate shake I'm sipping now seems to help...
  9. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi, I've never posted on a board before but am searching for some insight from those of you with similiar histories. I'm a 51 y/o female, single, no kids--been very healthy, strong with great endurance and highly active up until all hell broke loose on 2/9/2012 when out of no where I started...
  10. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi all! Glad to have found this board--have found a wealth of information and experiences here! My name is Jen. Am 40 yrs old. I have a 3 cm hot nodule that is causing me to be hyperthyroid. I found the nodule in spring 2011 after a routine physical and tsh numbers came back low. Because...
  11. Newbie Introductions - Don't be bashful!
    Hi all, I'm really concerned with the way my mental health is standing at the moment so thought I'd introduce myself and let people know what's what about my symptoms. So iim a 21yr old female and in August last year (2011) I had a partial thyroidectomy due to a cyst on the left side of my...
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