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Does Iron Infusions contain iodine?

-Enterologists Rooms. I need to clarify whether the current Iron Infusions on the Market contain Iodine? Any of your ... because, i suspect I am very allergic to IODINE (had analphylaxis during IVP 30 yrs ago) which ...
 

Had abdominal CT scan with IV iodine contrast. Safe to go for frozen embryo cycle?

Hi, I just had an abdominal CT scan with IV iodine contrast and a contrast I needed to drink ... the iodine flushes out in 24 hours. How long after the cat scan with radioactive contrast material do I need ...
 

Diagnosed with Graves disease, treated with Radioactive Iodine. Have hypothyroid condition. How to loose weight?

with Radioactive Iodine and went from a hyperthyroid to hypothyroid condition. I have been treated .... Problem is that after the weight yo-yo effect stabilized after radioactive iodine therapy, it reset ...
 

Diagnosed with Graves' disease via iodine test. Took methimazole. Stopped due to high liver levels. Advice

I eas diagnosed with Graves' disease via iodine test & blood work. Tsh was 0.01, tsi & thyrotropin ... the stairs & the need to continue tenormin for my rapid pulse, tells me that these are mixed messages. Graves ...
 

Suggest remedy for iodine deficiency

I am a 50 yo male. approx 2 mo ago i had iodine levels taken and were 35. my family physician recommended 12.5 mg potas iodine daily for 1 month. My levels are now 380. whatdo i do? ...
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Is radioactive iodine or surgery needed for hyperthyroidism?

t have pressing symptoms. I would like a 2nd opinion regarding radioactive iodine vs. surgery. Do I need ...
 

Cut toe, nail removed. Why did blood gush out? Used iodine. Remove completely?

the numbing wore off. I went back home and went to a Podiatric College b/c the Clinic was full and i needed ... that they needed to clean it so gave me about 5 shots to numb it and clean it and the same thing as last time ...
 

Will radioactive iodine diminish thyroid in a person suffering from hyperthyroidism?

. recommends I see an endocrinologist. Here is my fear. I definitely want to figure out why this is happening, but would am curious is doing a radioactive iodine scan will kill my thyroid.\ ...
 

Increased iodine intake after fainting spells, chronic fatigue. Stopped intake, gained weight, tired. Thyroid hormone replacement needed?

or fainting. However, he never told me if I had hypothyroidism or why he suggested I take it. Now I am hearing about all the dangers of iodine excess. I tried to stop taking it for a couple weeks but felt like I ...
 

Had overactive thyroid. Effected heart. Tested iodine. Started chest pain. Why?

with iodine . I no longer have a thyroid but I still have way too many PVC s. At the peak I was having over 58 ...
 

Iodine injections involving IV. Why did veins keep collapsing?

In preparation for a ct scan which involved iodine injected through an iv ---- after 5 tries (and 3 different nurses)to insert needle to my arms for the iv they finally got one going from top of my hand ...
 

Can adding a couple of drops of betadine for water help in increasing iodine levels?

Since it seems that many of us Americans are low on iodine, it seems logical that adding a couple of drops of betadine to a quart or gallon of water would be a good thing. Might kill anything that needs ...
 

Lump in underarm, yellow discharge. Taken Amoxicillin, iodine. What to do?

Good morning Doc..I m just a poor girl and don t have money to consult a doctor that s why i land ... with that and i clean it also wolith povidone iodine betadine..what else can i do with it Doc? ...
 

Is there a neccessity for a vaccination after a scratch by a dog with the application of povodine-iodine liquid?

injured and very little amount of scratch. I had washed with water and applied Povodine-iodine (betadine ... for ten days. Please kindly suggest me whether i need to go for any treatment / vaccination ...
 

Had thyroid treated with radio active iodine. Why was voice hoarse? Why does throat hurt now?

I had my thyroid treated with radio active iodine in 97. A few years ago I had an ultrasound done to see why my voice was hoarse, and the tech said I only have fragments of thyroid tissue left, but she ...
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I had high thyroid i took iodine131 and since then i have had a bad throbbing in my head when i lay down to sleep i have high blood pressure and dieabeties why
hi, even though it may not be related to iodine , it is possible that you developed some allerhy to iodine. as iodine has got long half life, it will take some time to clear. Hope this helped.
 
I have a normal level TSH/Free T4 but elevated thyroglobulin levels in the 900 range. Feel horribly tired all the time, infrequent heart palpitations, hair fall
Sir Surely you need thyroid scan and radio active iodine treatment Thanks
 
I have a spot on my underarm. Popped open will not heal smells itchy red what could it be and how do i get it to heal and close?
What i the duration? apply liquid betadine ( povidone iodine) locally, consult a surgeon to know the exact problem and why is not healing. Are you diabetic? You may need an antibiotic and supportive medicines. May be a small surgery if medicines fail to respond positively .
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