It has been 2 months since my total thyroidectomy. I have suffered hypoparathyriodism with hypocalcemia. I am always sick now. Also I have a feeling of something stuck in my throat and difficulty swallowing. I need to know what is causing the troat problem and when, if ever, I might get relief from the low blood calcium. I'm thinking that after 2 months, I should not be experiencing either of these problems. I know the cause of the low blood calcium, but not the throat problem and I dont know the prognosis for either of them. Please give me a realistic idea when, if ever I might expect either problem to go away.
It may take several months for the calcium to stabilize even w/ medications.
The difficulty swallowing may take 6-12 months to improve - it is likely some scar tissue "tethering" the esophagus or the muscles involved in surgery.
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