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  • TT and eye disease symptoms

    July 29, 2016, 10:32 a.m.

    @Shirley - The most well-known studies (Bartalena 1998 and Traisk 2009) left out thyroidectomy. However, the...

  • Joint/Muscle Pain - How common?

    July 29, 2016, 4:44 a.m.

    Thank you for writing!! I too have joint and muscle pain w extreme heaviness at times. I also have had...

  • TT and eye disease symptoms

    July 28, 2016, 8:43 p.m.

    Just realized I began Synthroid replacement in 1986. So it was a bit less than 30 years between subtotal...

  • TT and eye disease symptoms

    July 28, 2016, 8:40 p.m.

    Yep. I made a mistake in my post. They did leave a teeny tiny bit of thyroid tissue, but that was in 1959,...

  • I hate Graves Disease

    July 28, 2016, 6:41 p.m.

    @Sandy40 - Links here can only be posted from specific sources; below is an excerpt from our forum guidelines...

  • TT and eye disease symptoms

    July 28, 2016, 3:01 p.m.

    Subtotal thyroidectomies leave tissue that can cause problems down the road. These were commonly done in the...

  • TT and eye disease symptoms

    July 28, 2016, 2:26 p.m.

    To green: I got eye symptoms and TED 50 years after my thyroidectomy. So, for me..no. TT did not affect my...

  • TT and eye disease symptoms

    July 28, 2016, noon

    I was diagnosed with Graves disease in Aug 2015. Although I did not have my thyroid taken out I did have the...

  • I hate Graves Disease

    July 28, 2016, 2:41 a.m.

    Thank you Kimberley and Emmtee , I can see that many people feel better after a thyroidectomy, I am so afraid...

  • I hate Graves Disease

    July 28, 2016, 2:13 a.m.

    After four years on anti-thyroid medication, I finally had a thyroidectomy last fall. It was something I'd...

  • TT and eye disease symptoms

    July 27, 2016, 4:57 p.m.

    Here is just one study, there are lots more. The Effect of Early Thyroidectomy on the Course of Active...

  • TT and eye disease symptoms

    July 27, 2016, 4:53 p.m.

    Hello - I'm aware of one study out of University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center that indicated that...

  • TT and eye disease symptoms

    July 27, 2016, 3:48 p.m.

    Hello all, I have head different opinions on this topic from different doctors. What have you heard and...

  • I hate Graves Disease

    July 27, 2016, 12:10 p.m.

    Sandy40 Thank you for your advise, I have asked multiple times, gone to several doctors and due to my age 40...

  • I hate Graves Disease

    July 26, 2016, 4:25 p.m.

    Thank you for your advise, I have asked multiple times, gone to several doctors and due to my age 40 they...

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