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will I gain weight with thyroid ablation

A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Possible!: Grave's is an autoimmune disease when thyroid antibodies bind to thyroid stimulating receptors. Overporduction of thyroid, which also increase your me ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Weight Gain: Certainly Thyroid may be causing some of your issues too. Safely, exercise and dieting with decreased carbs and fats will make you lose, if you burn ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Once the : Thyroid and iron are addressed it would be perfectly safe to resume donations.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Yes, but: It would be potentially dangerous and possibly illegal depending upon the source of the amphetamines. Why put something in your body that is harmful a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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I'm not sure what: ..units are being used to measure your TSH level, but 100??? In the USA, the standard value that labs use to measure TSH is microunits/ml and normal ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Maybe transient sx: Presumably you recently had radioactive iodine (rai) treatment of graves disease. The rai will begin to destroy your gland. This may release some horm ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Yes, but slowly: First you'll get tired, constipated, dry skin, loss of hair; gradually retain fluid/ increase weight; and live like that chronically for awhile until ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Probably not.: I131 used for ablation of the thyroid gland has half life of 8 days.It is usually recomended that treated patients stay away from growing children for ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: I assume by rai you mean radioactive iodine. When this radiophrmaceutical is used, it completely destroys thyroid tissue, thus ending hyperthyroidism. ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Buchanan
11 years experience Radiology
Possibly: If your thyroid is completely inactive, then you do not make any thyroid hormone which is necessary for life. It would take a long time, and the chan ... Read More

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