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... damaged gland that has a large nodule with an inconclusive FNB result. The whole shebang would be out in a NY minute. ... (2 replies)
... grandmother was the only one in my family to have her thyroid removed because of a growth, but it was non cancerous. I had mine removed for pap cancer this summer. ... (4 replies)
... The two most common reasons to have the gland removed is for thyroid cancer or suspicion of it, and for goiter that it interferes with other structures/functions in the neck. It sometimes is removed to treat the most common cause of overactive thyroid, Graves' disease. (4 replies)

... while and my tsh and other tests were in the normal range then finally one clever dr. checked antibodies for Hashimotos and I had them and a month later I had my thyroid removed because they found cancer during a biopsy. ... (4 replies)
... yes, thryoid problems can be hereditary. My brother had Papillary CA and had his T gland completely removed and had to drink RAI. Radioactive Iodine. ... (4 replies)
... I just found out that both of my grandmothers had their thyroid glands removed... why would they have had this done? ... (4 replies)
... I am not a doctor and I am only speaking from my own experience with hyperthyroidism and thyroid nodules. Like you, I have been diagnosed with hyperthyroidism which seems to have resolved itself over time without any medical intervention. ... (13 replies)
... my brain MRI and these antibodies really had no link. I had the brain MRI done first, then my doc wanted to refer to me a neurologist, to figure out why I was having seizure type spells. It was then that I insisted that before going that route, he check as many possible thyroid related tests as he could. ... (9 replies)
... same problem when I was 14. TSH levels are extremely low which accociates to a thyroid gland that is working too hard, but I do not have a thryoid gland at all. So why are my levels coming back so low. I have to get tested every three months. I would appreciate any suggestions. ... (2 replies)
... I'm 31, female. I've had a long battle trying to get some answers as to why I was having heart palpitations and lack of sleep. I got many tests done including heart ultrasounds, barium swallows etc. ... (15 replies)
Thyroid Storms
Mar 9, 2006
... to destroy the thyroid. Either of these will most likely make you hypOthyroid for life. And require daily thyroid replacement meds. ... (4 replies)
... Ya know, I happened to find a surgeon who thought was to take it out with hashi's. He had sooooo much experience in thyroid surgery and hashi's he knew that a person can really benefit from having it out. ... (4 replies)
... Therefore no matter how badly I feel if the endo's tests come back looking good she feels my thyroid is functioning well and my symptoms are not due to the Hashi's. ... (4 replies)
... I'm sorry you're having trouble still. I don't understand either why if the body is attacking the gland and it's going to die anyway why they didn't just remove the whole thing in your case. It doesn't make sense. ... (4 replies)
... I am curious why drs. don't remove the thyroid for folks with Hashi's. I had one globe removed and they offered to take the other one out and I declined. ... (4 replies)
... It could depend on what kind of thyroid problem you had in the first place. Some thyroids recover and start working again. Some quit to never work again. ... (1 replies)
... I had my tonsils out when I was 16 yo. This after lots of throat infections since childhood. I too was wondering if there was a connection to thyroid problems and throat problems...in particular surgery to remove tonsils. I do remember the nurses saying that I lost alot of blood while I was in recovery. ... (6 replies)
... I DON'T TRUST THEM!! I had a FNA on a thyroid nodule which came back as benign. The ENT wanted me to wait 6 months then test it again. ... (2 replies)
... If your Hashis are causing hormone swings, and it's going to just totally burn out the thyroid gland anyway, why don't you just have it removed now, and get it over with? ... (8 replies)
... Where did you research that you read about poor outcomes from thyroid surgery? ... (2 replies)


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