Once you are awaken from the surgery, you will find that it's very difficult to turn your neck, due to
stiffness and bandaging. You will have to
use a bedpan until you are able to make
the bathroom. I found myself having to go
very frequently due to the iv solution. You are required to stay one night for pre-caution. Due to the fact that the parathyroid glands are disturbed during surgery, the calcium level will more than likely drop at some point causing symptoms of hypocalcemia.