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Had thyroid killed with radioactive iodine. Have high BP. Increased medication. Recommendations?

I had my thyroid killed w/radioactive iodine in Jan. of 13. now i'm not on anything and my doctor is waiting til my levels are right to go on sinthyroid i guess. but my blood pressure went sky high and i feel terrible. he increased my blood pressure meds. my guestion is should i look for some else or is he doing the right thing. i'm really upset about the whole thing. i had over active thyroid for about a tear and a half.
Asked On : Sat, 30 Mar 2013
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

There may not be any relation between the two.
The pressure rise might be incidental / whatever it is, it needs strict control.
You have not stated your personal habits, family history or co-morbidities, even age, gender...which could have an influence on the diagnosis and outcome...You have not even said what is the actual pressure!

Hypothyroidism will eventually emerge from the ablation / treatment has to be started and titrated over a period of time...

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Sat, 11 May 2013
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