Hi, I had a hemithyroidectomy about 10 weeks ago to remove a large benign nodule. I was discharged by the hospital (Royal Marsden) but told to get a blood test after 6-8 weeks which I did at my GP surgery. I didn't see a doctor, just booked it myself. The result was TSH 3.34 (0.3-3.94). This was the only test I was offered by the nurse. The GP checked it and said it was OK - he didn't need to see me though it seems quite high in the range and I am having all sorts of symptoms that I didn't have before - lethargy/fatigue, tight calf muscles, mild muscle pain & carpal tunnel-type problems, although I am getting relief from the fatigue by taking a vitamin supplement (Berocca) as suggested here and painkillers for the aching muscles. During the time waiting for the op we moved to a different county and a new GP but I feel I've been left rather high and dry with no info on how to proceed, whether I should be monitored on a regular basis or what's supposed to happen next if anything. I know I should go and see my GP and discuss it with him but needing some moral support, comments, ideas, etc?
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