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anhyone ever have their thyroid removed?

i have a nodule that is 1.6cm and they need to remove my thyroid on the left side. just curious if anyone has had this done. any problems you have went through. any advice anything would be great!!!

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BetsyBoop2003

Asked by BetsyBoop2003 at 8:08 AM on Nov. 20, 2010 in Health

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  • I had a goiter on the right side and it was about the size of a racquetball.  I had it removed about 4 years ago, and everything was fine with me.  The only pain I really had was from the tube they had down the throat.  There is always a chance that they could hit a nerve to the vocal chords but I'm not sure what that would do.  I hope that the surgery goes will for you and it's not that bad.

    tanya_marieh

    Answer by tanya_marieh at 8:23 AM on Nov. 20, 2010

  • not here but i hope all goes well
    san78

    Answer by san78 at 5:04 PM on Nov. 20, 2010

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