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Not much surgery is done now, so the skills are been lost. There are major blood vessels and nerves, it is messy in there. And if the parathyroid is buggered up, it is a very bad situation. So many docs want to avoid that mess and the implicit risks. So an IV of radioactive iodine isotope avoids the surgical risks.

Get a second opinion from an endocrinologist or someone who specializes in thyroid problems. If you ask a surgeon, all he can do is cut…