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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: If the pickle was fixed in brine which contains iodized salt, then it will contain iodine. Otherwise it might not contain iodine.

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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Maybe: Pickles contain a lot of salt. Much of the salt used in commercially processed foods includes a small amount of sodium iodide in with the sodium chlo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Glassman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
ACE: If you are talking about an ace inhibitor the answer is no.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: go ahead
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Iodine deficiency will cause hypothyroidism and enlargement (goiter) of the thyroid. Do not take more than about 1000 mcg of iodine because high doses ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chu
Dr. James Chu answered
24 years experience Endocrinology
Depends on items: Povidone iodine (betadine) is found in several topical preparations (scrub, spray, swabs, pads, etc) as a strong antiseptic, used to prevent bacterial ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahmoud Shoib
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes its necessary for it to function.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
It's formula: From wikipedia: "usp tincture of iodine is defined in the U.S. National formulary (nf) as containing in each 100 ml, 1.8 to 2.2 grams of elemental iod ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Iodized salt: 42 F asks: What amount iodine [ki] is in iodized salt? ANS: read the label on the salt you want to know about. They may differ depending on county of ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
It will not: An i131 test does not "diagnose" goiter. Goiter is just a term meaning an enlarged and/or nodular thyroid. An i131 scan is a "fucntional" scan. It is ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Iodine deficiency will cause hypothyroidism and enlargement (goiter) of the thyroid. Do not take more than about 1000 mcg of iodine because high doses ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Pre-treatment: You are on low iodine diet to keep normal iodine from competing with radio-iodine and interfering with the concentration of radio-iodine in the thyroi ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Hi. Yes, sea salt has iodine; all you'll ever need to promote healthy thyroid function (assuming you have a healthy thyroid!).
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Capsules of 131i are given in small doses to see how much and where in the thyroid iodine can be picked up. Larger doses are used to treat hyperthyroi ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Unless you live in western china you do not need extra i as "support", have your doctor check if you have a thyroid problem.
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chu
Dr. James Chu answered
24 years experience Endocrinology
Only in safe amounts: Iodine deficiency is uncommon in the US because it is abundant in seafood, added to many other foods, and found in multivitamins. Taking more than the ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Need more info: Radioactive iodine is often used for graves' disease which is a hyperactive thyroid condition. I am assuming you were given this option or partial thy ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Check: Iodine content.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
No.: In addition to silver sulfadiazine, it contains white petrolatum, stearyl alcohol, isopropyl myristate, sorbitan mono-oleate, polyoxyl 40 stearate, pr ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
15 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Used as treatment: Your thyroid gland uses iodine to produce thyroid hormone. If you have an over-active thyroid gland, one option is to remove/destroy part of the glan ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Esquivel
34 years experience Holistic Medicine
Essentially yes: Iodine is particularly concentrated in the thyroid gland as it is a vital component of thyroid hormone. The radioactivity destroys the cells it is ab ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Radioactive iodine: For some thyroid disorders, such as autoimmune hyperthyroid or graves disease, iodine tagged with radiation is used to selectively decrease the thyroi ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience Endocrinology
No: Cereal does not normally contain iodine unless it is fortified with iodine which is very unusual.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes, kale: contains a high concentration of iodine. If you are concerned about your iodine level please see your doc. W/out proper guidance and lab work you ca ... Read More
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