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... My thyroid story begins when I was in university three years ago. I lived in a small country in Europe and decided to go to America for my studies. ... (0 replies)
... Where did you research that you read about poor outcomes from thyroid surgery? ... (2 replies)
... Then in 1999, I went on a search for second opinons and someone that could tell me why I should put up with the unsightly goiter. I was starting to put weight on and still working out and keeping a fast paced life. I was tired. ... (11 replies)

Very confused
Nov 27, 2012
... Well, you have me confused, which is why I scrolled by the first time. ... (12 replies)
... So If I'm taking 5mg 1x daily of Tapazole @7pm my body is running on empty after say 10 am till the next pill?? LOL..how do u split a tinny pill.. (21 replies)
... Thanks to Sammy64 for responding the other day, but I have more questions and concerns. I have never had any previously diagnosed thyroid problems. I am 40 years old and have a few health issues but none major serious. ... (1 replies)
... thyroid drugs is the treatment of choice. It is beyond me why some doctors push patients to remove the vital thyroid gland and subject the patient to permanent hypothyroidism when the thyroid is the victim and can be healed with a short round of meds. ... (2 replies)
... Happy to help. Thyroid forum members helped me so much that I'm here to pay that forward. ... (21 replies)
... While many doctors don't know how to medicate properly for thyroid disease, I'm sure you're not surprised to hear that I was shocked when I read your first post. ... (3 replies)
... As you will note from my signature, I, too, have Graves' disease and, since my Dx in June 2007, have engaged in ongoing research and participated on several thyroid forums. ... (7 replies)
... removing the thyroid seems an archaic method of determining with absolute certainty whether there is cancer contained within the gland. ... (31 replies)
... You can have too much iodine, but even without a thyroid the main processor of iodine you do need some. ... (18 replies)
... small,3 on one lobe , 4 on the other, not of interest at this time to the doctors. I am sick with my thyroid and sick of it.I wonder would it not be better to have it removed or does that create even more problems? ... (22 replies)
... Hi. I am 28 and and was diagnosed with hurthle cell carcinoma Wednesday. Is there anyone here that has had a positive outcome with this type of thyroid cancer. I know it is more aggressive and doesn't respond well to RAI. I also know that being so young increases my chances but my nodule was 7. ... (27 replies)
... and had that same tightness months later. I went for another sono and the dr. said part of the thyroid grew back. ... (5 replies)
... The surgery was due to the worrisome nodule. It turned out that I had numerous other nodules that never showed up on Ultrasound, even though much of my thyroid gland was atrophied from long years of ab attack. ... (4 replies)
... are both extremely slow growing. People live with them for decades. Why let a surgeon remove your thyroid gland when it may well be healthy? ... (7 replies)
RAI Questions
Jun 14, 2006
... of those who have RAI done. The reason for this is that the RAI increases TSI antibody production. TSI antibodies are the cause of Graves disease. The thyroid gland is just merely doing exactly what the TSI is telling it to do...overproduce thyroid hormone. ... (24 replies)
... the adrenals start pumping out extra hormones. Some of these hormones make the body more sensitive to the little thyroid hormone that is available. But over time, the adrenal gland can get worn down from constantly being in high gear. ... (12 replies)
... I have to disagree with those that say that thyroid antibodies disappear after RAI or thyroidectomy. ... (18 replies)


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