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...Complications are rare but may include: Bleeding Bleeding under the skin that rarely can cause shortness of breath requiring immediate medical evaluation A hoarse voice Difficulty swallowing Numbness of the skin on the neck Vocal cord paralysis Low blood calcium At home: Following the procedure, if it is determined that you need to take any medication, your surgeon will discuss this with you prior to your discharge...