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Experience:  Director of the Pediatric Diabetes Clinics at UCSF.
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Scheduled for a thyroidectomy monday. I'm terrified of

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Scheduled for a thyroidectomy monday. I'm terrified of weight gain.
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Are you PA ?
JA: No. I'm the Endocrinologist's Assistant.
Customer: A medical assistant?
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Dx with Hashimoto's in 2000 now dx with graves . I'm terrified to gain weight post op as I am one of the unlucky people who gain weight when labs show that I'm hyper
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Expert:  Dr. Muneeb Ali replied 4 months ago.

Hi,

Im sorry to hear about your situation. can i ask are you going to undergo a complete thyroidectomy or partial thyroidectomy?