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I had a total tiroidectomy 2 weeks ago. It was verified that

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I had a total tiroidectomy 2 weeks ago. It was verified that there was a microcarcinoma papilar, folicolar, non enveloped. The lab work done yesterday shows results between the reference values, but for the TIREOESTIMULINA (TSH) tat was low 0,280mUl/l.
JA: When was the last time you had your levels checked? Have you noticed any weight loss or weight gain?
Customer: The levels were ckecked yesterday. I've put on 2 pounds on my weight in a week.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I dona think so.
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 4 months ago.

This is Dr. David

I see you had your thyroid gland removed 2 weeks ago.

was there papillary or follicular cancer in your thyroid gland?

low TSH levels of 0.280 can be normal in some patients.

but if you had your thyroid gland removed, eventually you will need to take thyroid hormone or synthroid or levothyroxine thyroid supplemental hormones as you don't have a thyroid to make thyroid hormone anymore.

let me know if you have questions.

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