Having an open conversation with your doctor about thyroid health is an important first step in finding relief.

Many thyroid conditions can be resolved with medication, but when thyroid surgery is necessary Proliance Puyallup Surgeons are here to help.

As you consider the surgery, the potential for scarring may seem intimidating. Puyallup Surgery Consultants’ thyroid surgeons understand this concern and strive to make each procedure a minimally invasive experience. They have developed a well-earned reputation for scar mitigation, so you can look forward to relief from your symptoms without feeling a need to invest in scarves.

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The most common thyroid disorder occurs when the organ is underactive, known as hypothyroidism.

Hypothyroid symptoms include:

  • • Fatigue
    • Chills

  • • Depression
    • Weight gain




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These can be treated with thyroid hormone replacement supplements, but other disorders may require surgery, most likely a full or partial thyroidectomy:

  • Thyroid cancer
    • Thyroid cancer is most prevalent in young women, but has excellent odds of recovery

  • Hyperthyroidism (excessive production of thyroid hormones)

    • Symptoms are the exact opposite of hypothyroidism and include anxiety, overheating, weight loss, and trouble sleeping

  • Goiter

    • Non-cancerous enlargement of the thyroid that can  cause trouble swallowing and breathing

  • Nodules

    • Small lumps occurring in an otherwise healthy thyroid





Whatever procedure your condition requires, you will likely be able to eat and drink as usual almost immediately and probably be cleared to go home on the same day.

Proliance Puyallup Surgeons' endocrine specialists are committed to providing every patient with pre- and post-op support that is thoughtful and transparent. Our specialists help you get back to life, faster.



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