How Do You Know If You Have A Thyroid Problem?

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Total thyroidectomy; Partial thyroidectomy; Thyroidectomy; Subtotal thyroidectomy


Risks from any anesthesia include:

  • Reactions to medicines
  • Breathing problems

Risks from any surgery include:

  • Bleeding
  • Infection

Risks for thyroid removal include:

  • Injury to the nerves in your vocal cords and larynx. You may have problems reaching high notes when you sing, hoarseness, coughing, swallowing problems, or problems speaking. These...
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