• Post-Partial Thyroidectomy, Feeling Crummy?

    Asked by zoeysmomma0508 on Thursday, November 24, 2011

    Post-Partial Thyroidectomy, Feeling Crummy?

    I am now almost 3 weeks post op on my left lobe thyroidectomy. After surgery, all my levels were seemingly normal according to nurses and my doctor. (A week ago was when I received my diagnosis of thyroid cancer, and will have to go in for a TT beginning of January.) Starting yesterday, I started feeling tired, sluggish... almost similar to the way I felt one week post op. Today, my muscles are sore, my jaw feels tight and I just feel like absolute garbage. Is this normal? I know I should consult my doctor, but anyone else have similar feelings post-partial? I was never and am still not on any thyroid meds, all I know is I feel slightly different than pre-thyroidectomy....

    2 Answers from the Community

    • CarolLHRN's Avatar

      I would definitely call your doctor. If you were feeling better and all of a sudden not feeling well again, there could be something going on. It never hurts to be extra careful.

      almost 5 years ago
    • toverway's Avatar

      I would call your doctor your calcium levels could be down, after i had my surgery i yucky and my hands and feet cramped up alot. but diffidently call you doctor

      almost 4 years ago

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