... My neck is still swollen some 5 weeks after the operation to remove my R thyroid as it was supected to be cancer but was diagnosed as thyroiditis
I now have a small goiter like swelling on my throat above the scar- quite disfiguring Is this normal?
Is there any treatment to remove the swelling? (1 replies)
... No neck swelling, no restricted breathing, no need for ventilation. ... (3 replies)
... after thyroid surgery ... even up to a year after the initial surgery. ... (6 replies)
The good news is, in a year or so from now, you'll have forgotten a lot about this surgery as well!
My surgery was a year and a half ago. I don't remember too much, but I remember my neck feeling numb and sometimes tight for quite a while---and I think that happens in the area you have any surgery done.
I did have some minor swallowing issues early on, and I... (2 replies)
... and put sterri strips on my incision. I took them off after 5 days. ... (12 replies)
... op infection and gave me a week's antibiotics and signed me off for a further 2 weeks, but I went back after 2 weeks in total, if that makes sense. ... (0 replies)
... and they all came back benign. Me and my Endo decided to take the watch and wait approach. I was fin for a while then started to have headaches, ear pain, and neck pain. My final ultrasound was done early this year and the large nodule had grown a little. ... (19 replies)
... Hi everyone. I'm so excited today because I got the best news ever. Your thyroid nodule was benign. You see, I had a partial thyroidectomy last Thursday and today my surgeon called me to tell me it was all good, this was over, and I did not have cancer. ... (9 replies)
... Hi everyone. I'm so excited today because I got the best news ever. Your thyroid nodule was benign. You see, I had a partial thyroidectomy last Thursday and today my surgeon called me to tell me it was all good, this was over, and I did not have cancer. ... (33 replies)
... Well after trying to shrink my nodule for 2 years my endo and I decided to do a TT due to Hurthle cells and some changes in the last ultrasound he didn't like the looks of. ... (1 replies)
... For those of you following my situation, I ended up having some pretty severe chest pain, heart palps and shortness of breath starting monday after my surgery. Blood work showed not thyroid related. ENT said some shortness of breath could come from continued swelling in the throat from surgery. ... (0 replies)
... Make sure to discuss after RAI care with your doctor, and suppression of the TSH to prevent a recurrence. ... (12 replies)
... recovery, i am 8 weeks post tt and doing well. I was off a few weeks but had problems with weakness due to not being able to eat properly due to the hashi's and swelling in the neck area. I feel so much better after surgery. No drain, inside sutures and neck was glued shut. ... (4 replies)
... Advice from my mom who had a PT and two aunts after TTs. They ddin't get technical.. not their style.. they just shared general feelings and trends. ... (29 replies)
... Boy, you've been through so much. What a frightening ordeal.
There have been many posts here by people who have lost their voices, and most of them seem to get it back on it's own, though it can take months, and sometimes comes back very gradually.
In your case, you can search through old threads, I do recall some old threads about people with swallowing issues.
I'm... (2 replies)
... Sorry for such problems after your surgery. ... (24 replies)
... ryone this is my first post here and I must say I am so very glad to meet all of you. Since as far back as I can remember I have had a goiter sticking out of my neck and the whirlwind of symptoms that went with it. I am 41 years old now and things have progressed very quickly to the point that they want to take it out. ... (5 replies)
... Does anyone know what follow up is involved after a benign total thyroidectomy.? ... (5 replies)
... It will get better. I had mine done a year ago and the doctor advise me to use vitamin E oil and it is hardly noticable now. After all the swelling goes down and things start to heal you will be amazed. I know how you felt I would wear scarves to work or shirts with high collars because I felt it was ugly. ... (3 replies)
... Everyone seems to ask about this after a TT. Mine have gone done a lot. ... (6 replies)