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Thyroid Surgery Incision Care

Gtgt THE FOLLOWUP THAT OCCURS AFTER SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE THYROID GLAND FOR GRAVES’ DISEASE IS ACTUALLY A LITTLE LESS COMPLICATED THAN GIVING RADIOACTIVE IODINE. THEY CAN GO ON THYROID HORMONE REPLACEMENT SOONER. THYROID HORMONE, COMPARED TO THE MEDICINES WE USE TO TREAT GRAVES’, IS A MUCH SIMPLER PRESCRIBING SCHEDULE. IT’S AT ONCEADAY MEDICINE. IT’S A VERY STABLE MEDICINE, AND WE MAY ONLY NEED TO FOLLOW THYROID FUNCTIONS EVERY THREE TO SIX MONTHS AND EVENTUALLY MAYBE EVEN ONLY ONE OR TWO TIMES A YEAR, DEPENDING ON THE AGE OF THE PATIENT.

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