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Radioactive iodine therapy and porphyria

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I was tested for Porphyria in October of 2015. The specimen was a 24 hour urine collection that they had to repeat 3 times because they did not handle it properly. My labs were explained to be highly ...

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do i continue anti thyroid medication and beta blocker after XXXXXXX therapy ...... ...

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

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that surgery is not advisable/ not possible and will not be effective. The onco physicians say that radioactive iodine cannot be administered until the tumor is de-bulked or removed. Please have a look at the history ...

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a little, my doctor asked me to have radioactive iodine treatment, but he said I will mostly become ...

Public Forum Discussions

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Hi My boyfriend has just had radioactive iodine therapy to treat his graves disease. I know we have to use protection after his isolation period during sex but does this have to be condoms to prevent ...

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after being given the radioactive iodine for hyperthyroidism in January of 1986, when should I have expected to be hypothyroid. Also, once being diagnosed as being hypothyroid, what would been the earliest ...

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stable since I started medication. If I had radioactive iodine therapy, do you think it would help me ...

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hi..i have undergone raioactive iodine last october7,2010.but right im still under medication because my doctor told me that my freet4 and freet3 is still high,is not possible that the Rai operation ...

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My daughter has been diagnoised with Thyroid Caner. My question is she will be receiving radioactive iodine and she will not be able to be around people for 7 days? Why is this and why you ...

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

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I have been diagnosed with Hyper Thyroid and my Dr. wants me to have the Radioactive Iodine ... about the Radioactive Iodine treatment although I ve been told by 2 Dr. friends that I should get it. ...

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My friends son age 13 just had radioactive iodine therapy 7days ago. They have noticed over the past few days that he has red patches (circular shaped on his body) Some are as small as a quarter ...

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. I had been to gym but just did my usual workout. Not too strenuous. Have had radioactive iodine therapy for thyroid cancer in November 2013, after removal of thyroid gland. I am worried that there might ...

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my wife is suspected of having porphyria, but no tests have confirmed. she has b pos blood type .... is there something about her carrying our children that could either A-have set off porphyria or B ...

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doctor1 MD

If its papillary carcinoma thyroid and radioactive iodine therapy. Very much safe. Thanks

doctor1 MD

Radioactive iodine will kill the cancer cells of thyroid which might have been spread to the other parts than the thyroid itself. So this is the best treatment , get it don fast.

doctor1 MD

Hello, Welcome to HCM. Thyroid hormone replacement therapy is prescribed for iodine deficiency. You may need surgery to remove all or part of the thyroid gland if you have a large goiter that doesn't go away with treatment or that restricts swallowing and breathing. Other are: radioactive iodine, drugs and surgery. Take care...