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NEED ADVICE! seeing my consultant today after 18 months on 40mg of carbimazol for graves disease! any questions i could ask?

im seeing my consultant this morning for the first time in 18 months, i had a blood test on monday but not too sure what it was testing.. im still not clued up as i were before but want to atleast have a tiny idea of what he is on about today! because fed up wit it all now! :(

Does anybody have any questions i could ask him or for levels i want to be tested for? any suggestions would be a great help! ive only written one other blog/question which explains everything ive gone through if its any help!

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i took Carbimazole for years and felt awful.... with heart palpitations and so on. My endo. recommended a thyroidectomy, which I eventually went with. I suppose it depends what your symptoms are and how you feel while taking Carbimazole..... it might work better for you than it did for me.


Sorry for the late reply, hope it went well with your consultant.

How come you haven't been seen by them for 18 months & have been kept on such a high dose of carb? I see my endo every 3 months max & have had my carb increased & reduced several times (mainly reduced although on hugher dose again as t4 started rising) since I started.


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