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... I don't remember having a bump in the incision area. Hopefully, that will go away soon. I believe that massaging that particular area may help soften up that bump, and it will disappear. When do you see your doctor again? (10 replies)
... I was just wondering after your surgery, did you have a hard bump in the middle of your incision. I noticed that bump has remained after 3 weeks. I assume it will go away with time. ... (10 replies)
... Hi I had thyroid surgery 2 weeks ago and am wondering what I can use on the area to reduce scarring. ... (10 replies)

... I went to the doctor yesterday. He told me everything was progressing nicely. He said no cancer was found in my thyroid and that I had hashimoto's disease. I was surprised. He said didn't your family doctor tell you that was what you had. I had never heard of this. ... (10 replies)
... Ask your dr about this... But when my DD had cleft lip surgery 13 years ago we were told to massage her scar daily with some type of ointment/lotion. They theory was to keep it pliable. We were told also to keep her out of the sun to to at least use sunblock. (10 replies)
... Hang in there until your doctor's appt. Ask a lot of questions. Maybe you should discontinue putting anything on the scar until after you see your doctor. ... (10 replies)
... I had a complete thyroidectomy in 1988. The surgeon did a great job. My surgery was successful and the scar is so fine that it's really not very noticeable. ... (10 replies)
... I know it's scary. there are somethings that just aren't explained well to us. I also wrote here after finding a lump after my surgery. It is natural and does go away a little at a time. Mine was tender because the area where my scar was, was tender. ... (3 replies)
... I havent had thyroid surgery but I had a nissen fundoplication. There were complications and my esophagus was perforated. My scar Ive been told resembles that of someone who has had thyroid surgery. I also noticed once I left the hospital, a week later, that I could not sing or yell. ... (17 replies)
... I actually see the doctor on Thursday, so hopefully he will be able to give me some answers. Husband thought maybe I had popped some stitches, but I told him I think the area would be black from blood pooling in the area. (10 replies)
... :)You're so welcome. I hope my suggestions will prove to be helpful. So true that things always look worse to us! Also, the incision is so new. It will continue to look "better" and less noticeable as time goes on. (10 replies)
... You're so welcome. I hope my suggestions will prove to be helpful So true that things always look worse to us! Also, the incision is so new. It will continue to look "better" and less noticeable as time goes on. (10 replies)
... Thanks I will try those suggestions. My husband said that the incision is not very noticable, but it always looks worse to the person that has it. (10 replies)
... It is one month post TT for me. After my surgery, I felt like I had a blob of something hanging in my throat when I swallowed... ... (10 replies)
... open. I was awake because they said I could bleed to death if I was under any anesthesia. I had to wear this ice collar and it made the pain worst. Well I had my thyroid out and I had no complications, just a little swelling. I had to stay in the Hospital for 3 days because I had a lot of drainage. ... (2 replies)
... most complain about neck pain prior to surgery or a few days after...not 3 weeks later. ... (58 replies)
... Thanks so much for the encouragement Reece, I will take your advice and not talk. Its so hard to write everything down on paper though, and how do you talk to people { like at the grocery store} or other places, carry a pad of paper around? One great thing was when the Surgeon took off the bandages I had no scar! He said he used stitches inside and glued the outside, isn't... (24 replies)
... l still have alot of numbness too. BUT l feel alot better than l did before!!! l do have to have naps but l cant expect anything else after having surgery. I guess we are all different and heal differently if your worried contact your nurse. ... (6 replies)
... It is easy to get yourself worked up before any surgery - so don't apologize for feeling that way. I layed awake the whole night before "trying not to freak out". But you will be fine - I am sure of that. My surgeon put stitches on the inside and then glued the outside and put steristrips on - that you let fall off on their own - Had my surgery March 29 - can't even hardly... (4 replies)
... ain tubes. I had none in the neck, but did have a very large one near the rib surgery. When the doc yanked that out in the hospital it was quite painful, and the scar from the tube is still very apparent. ... (6 replies)


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