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    Partial Thyroidectomy - Any experience

    Hi, am having needle biopsy on Monday on several large nodules on one side of neck. Im not hypo or hyper and dont have hashis, just a goiter and large nodules on left side. Consultant is recommending partial thyroidectomy and says I wont have to take any medication afterwards. This sounds great but having read on a couple of forums it appears quite a few people experience hypo systems afterwards ie: severe weight gain, hair thinning, brain fog & tiredness. I am really worried because apart from the unsightly goiter I dont have any problems. Can anyone share with me their experience of partial surgery - good and bad (although good stories would be a comfort). Im almost of a mind that if my nodules are benign that I will refuse surgery despite my consultants view. for reading.......

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    I have no experience with this unfortunately. Just wanted to say hi and fingers crossed your surgery is a success and no medicating is needed!!
    I'm not an expert. I'm here to share my Thyroid journey and tell you all my experience of Thyroid disease.
    If you want to chat, please dont hesitate to contact me, I will help where I can!!



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