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Iodine supplements for thyroid

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Dr. Muhammed Aslam MD

Have underactive thyroid just 2 points over the range. Prescribed Levothyroxine 50 MCG l per day one hour before eating. Should I go with the perscription verses iodine supplement of 150 mcg.? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Muhammed Aslam ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Mirjeta Guni MD

Hello again,I have some more questions about my thyroid . I m wondering if I take iodine supplements if the swelling will go down?How long does it take for the swelling to go down if it s related ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mirjeta Guni ( Endocrinologist)
Dr.  T Shobha Deepak MD

each day. my question is supplementing iodine is dangerous and what side effects I might expect if I ...I recently read the book iodine by Dr Brown stein and was convinced that I was low. When I saw... View answer

Answered by : Dr. T Shobha Deepak ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Mirjeta Guni MD

If I have Hypothyroidism , is taking an iodine supplement okay? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mirjeta Guni ( Endocrinologist)
Dr. Indranil Ghosh MD

The patient has been detected with thyroid cancer . Request you to go through the medical history ... iodine cannot be administered until the tumor is de-bulked or removed. Please have a look at the history ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Indranil Ghosh ( Oncologist)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr.   Binu Parameswaran Pillai MD

I am taking 75mg of Amour Thyroid and 50mg of Thyroxine for an underactive thyroid gland. I have been told that Iodine is needed to correct my situation. If this is correct can I just take an... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Binu Parameswaran Pillai ( Endocrinologist)
Dr. Sanmati Thole MD

. But you read a lot of info that taking iodine can help your thyroid if you have hypothyroidism too. I do take thyroid medication so want to know whether it is good to supplement with... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sanmati Thole ( Pediatrician)
Dr.  Marsida Janko MD

T cells are elevated. I have been raised from 75 to 100mg of levothyrocin. Should I look into an Iodine supplement, I have been hearing alot about Iodine deficiency in thyroid problems. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Marsida Janko ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Albana Sejdini MD

If I have symptoms of too much iodine from a supplement (enlarged thyroid gland, burning tongue and throat) how long until symptoms disappear. I stopped the supplement yesterday and the burning... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Albana Sejdini ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu MD

of my head. The surgeon that did the procedure told me that I didn’t have to take an iodine supplement ...Hi there, In 2005 I had half of my thyroid gland removed due to hyperthyroidism. I have lost a... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu ( Internal Medicine Specialist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Shanthi.E MD

Iodine pills do not help in underactive thyroid. You must start taking thyroid hormone supplement like thyronorm or Eltroxin.

Dr.  T Chandrakant MD

Hi. The causes can be low iodine in diet / inability of the intestines to absorb iodine/ inability of the gland to process or say convert it into the hormone/ a problem with the pituitary . You need a...

Dr. Deepti Singh MD

Hello Welcome to healthcare thyroid storm is acute increase in level of thyroid hormones in blood. can be due to frequent handling of gland eggs during surgery or iodine supplement. Actually...