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I have been suffering from Graves Disease since February, 2018.

I have been suffering from Graves Disease since February, 2018. The doctors have just put me on a new medication called Propylthiouracil. How long will it take this medication to lower my thyroid to where they can do something to correct, remove or radicate my thyroid?
Tue, 30 Oct 2018
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