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A 66-year-old male asked:

Hi, i have "graves" disease (over active thyroid)and am currently taking neomercazole. my question is if i under go i-131 treatment will i be hospitalized. thanks?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
Usuallly: NOT! The administration of I -31 as long as it is by a trained individual is done as an out patient. Hope this helps! Dr Z
Last updated Oct 10, 2019

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