A 24-year-old female asked:
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going in for a radioactive iodine uptake scan. how is this administered?

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Dr. Steven Greenberg
32 years experience Radiology
A pill: As a pill similar in size to a vitamin pill.
Answered on May 6, 2013
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Usually capsule: Usually liquid in capsule and is ingested by patient with liquid drink. Sometimes some patients can not swallow pills and can be administered in these rare cases, if facility is informed in advance, in liquid form.
Answered on Sep 16, 2013

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