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398079 tn?1235171132

Help from anyone that had Thyrogen shots before?

It's been a while since I posted last, but still having Thyroid issues. I will be having the Thyrogen shots in a couple of weeks and I was wondering if anyone can give me their experience with the shot? I'm not sure what to expect? All I was told that I will have the shot given in 2 day intervals and I will go for blood work in 5 days from the 1st shot? Does anyone know if I will be tired more than usual? I have a very physically demanding job, so I don't know how I am going to feel while getting the shots? I would like any kind of feed back you can give me. Thanks in advance.
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291645 tn?1445338570
Last year I had my first year retest for pap. ca. got the two shots monday and tuesday and blood draw friday....I only had very mild flu like symptoms afterwards.No big deal. I will see a new endo. on tuesday the 19th and will be retested again, I am getting a bit nervious.
some on this forum have said the same about the thyrogen shots...and most had no symptoms at all.
Keep us updated just pop in and I will also.
Warm regards, Margie
398079 tn?1235171132
Thanks Margie. I also am seeing a new endo in late June. The one I see now is not any help no matter what you say to him. I wish you good luck with your new doc. Take care.
Kim
212753 tn?1275073111
NO they wont make you tired. Thyrogen shots rock!! It beats the hell out of going to hypohell.
Love Venora
398079 tn?1235171132
Thanks Verona.
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Hello! New to this site. Taking my second shot today (this is my second round of shots) and it was a little better the second time around. I did feel nausea after a few hours after and it resolved by the evening. I have my second shot today and then my big dose of radiation the day after. I am nervous!
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I am EPapas
I will have thyrogen shots next Monday and Tuesday. And also I will have blood tests as follow :
Monday TSH, T4, Tg, antiTg
Tuesday
Wednesday TSH, Tg
Thursday TSH, Tg
Friday TSH, Tg
I have had the theroid operated 2 years ago
Are we OK with that?
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