Patient :I am 50. I had my tonsils removed as a young child, spleen removed after trauma at 9, gallbladder and thyroid removed due to cysts. Doctors tend to deal with each issue, but now i just feel tired and weak all the time. Normal i feel well, i am a healthy weight, have low blood pressure and walk almost daily. But just feling drained. Any ideas, on the big picture of not having any of these organs?
Thank you for writing to us.
I cannot connect all 4 organs together without more history and information, but I will explain the individual organs and their functions briefly.
Tonsils - Lymph nodes or police of the throat. Fights bacteria from food and generally in the body as well
Gall Bladder - Stores bile juice which allows digestion of fat
Thyroid - Responsible for the metabolism of the body. Can cause tiredness if not present
Spleen - removes bacteria in blood and kills old blood cells
Thus, based on this, if you notice any connection to this and you symptoms, you can talk to a Doctor. Also, I hope that you are taking Thyroid hormone to help you.
Hope this helps you. All the best.
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