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Thyroid Levels after Thyroidectomy
I had a thyroidectomy 5 weeks ago and it was found I had papillary cancer.
I just got test results back from the nurse and I'm a bit confused.
My thyroid globulin level was 7.  Is this normal?  I was told it should be less than 3.  Also my tsh level was 114.  I haven't taken any thyroid hormone since the surgery so they could check these levels.  In addition, I have 2 enlarged lymph nodes in my neck, is that normal?  I'm a little paranoid as my sister had the same cancer when she was 13, and it later was found in her lymph nodes.  
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you didn't tell is it partial or total thyroidectomy.
I had total thyroidectomy with lymphatic tissue removal on the left neck 2 weeks ago, and it was diagnosed as papillary carcinoma with lymph node meatastasis.
In your case I wonder why didn't your doctor dissected these nodes in the surgery?!!
Anyhow, I think you will take Radioactive Iodine, I am waiting for it as well.
Don't get panic, all reassure me that it's a curable form of cancer..even they consider it now as a benign one.. God be with us.
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