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Total thyroidectomy and weight gain
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Total thyroidectomy and weight gain
I recently had my thyroid removed 08/14/09 and am taking 125mcg of synthroid. My doctor told me I should lose some weight, but I have done nothing but gain since my surgery. Any advice or suggestions would be great.
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It may be worthwhile to get your TSH checked to make sure that the thyroid replacement is adequate.

And don't forget the benefits of diet/exercise!!!
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I also had my thyroid removed and am having trouble losing weight.  My dr. has me on 125mcg of synthroid and also 112.  I alternate every other day.  All of my bloodwork comes back good and my cancer markers are good but I cannot seem to lose more than 2-4 pounds.  I have tried weight watchers where I had success before my cancer but now nothing works.  I also would appreciate any advice.  My job is very stressful and I know that doesn't help but I don't have control over that.
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