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10 Questions You Should Ask Before Thyroid Surgery

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Doctor talking to mature female patient.
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Woman undergoing thyroid ultrasound.
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Are there any alternatives to thyroid surgery for my nodules or goiter?


Doctor explaining options to male patient.
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Are there any alternatives to thyroid surgery for my thyroid cancer?


Surgeon
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How experienced is the surgeon?


Surgical team.
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How much of my thyroid will be removed?


Robotic surgical equipment.
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What type of surgery will be performed?


Nurse and patient in hospital room.
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Will this be outpatient surgery, or will I be hospitalized?


Hospital building.
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How should I prepare for surgery?


Young woman with throat pain walking outside.
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What symptoms or complications should I watch for after surgery?


Doctor and patient follow-up meeting.
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What follow-up is needed after my surgery?


Woman holding prescription medicine bottle.
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What is the plan for thyroid hormone replacement?


Mary Shomon

Mary Shomon

@thyroidmary

Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and New York Times bestselling author who empowers readers with information on thyroid and autoimmune disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health from an integrative perspective. Mary has been a leading force advocating for more effective, patient-centered hormonal healthcare. Mary also co-stars in PBS’ Healthy Hormones TV series.

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