A 29-year-old female asked:
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is it possible to have graves diseases after a successful iodine radiation?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
No,: because successful radioactive iodine therapy would be defined as treatment of the Graves Disease. If Graves was still present, then the radioactive iodine therapy was not successful.
Answered on Nov 7, 2018

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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Yes,: if the radioactive iodine therapy did not sufficiently ablate the thyroid gland. Sometimes a second treatment is necessary.
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