Thyroid cancer

A place for people affected by thyroid cancer to support one another, ask questions, and share their experiences.


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I'm 1 week post op. I had half my thyroid removed and have been super thirsty since operation. Is this normal?

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Hey there

Sounds like during your operation they didn't give you enough fluids, so you're making up for it now. After one of my ops, when I came round, my mouth felt like I'd been buried in a desert for a week. I was so unbelievably dehydrated.

So don't worry about it, and besides, you're supposed to be drinking at least 2 litres a day. So I doubt it will be hurting you.



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