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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hii
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   well my daughter is 12 years old and she has a thyroid problem and now the doctor says she should do radio activie iodione should i
Doctor :   'ok
Doctor :   ]whats her perbroblem?
User :   graves dizeze
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then yes she can go for it
User :   will that do any harm to her
Doctor :   no harm
User :   now how is that proccess of doing it go about
Doctor :   after injecting the drug into blood ,that radioactive iodine is selectively taken by thyroid gland and it will destroy the gland
User :   how is the drug given

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