A 38-year-old member asked:
What treatment to use for hyperthyroid and how did it work?
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Endocrinology 41 years experience
Depends: The treatment for hyperthyroidism depends on the cause. If you have grave's disease (the most common cause), your treatment options are: antithyroid drugs (methimazole, ptu), a single treatment dose of radioactive iodine, or surgical removal of your thyroid. There are pros and cons with each type of treatment that you need to discuss with your doctor.
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Last updated Mar 14, 2016
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