A 29-year-old male asked:
29 year old male diagnosed with graves disease. when treating hyperthyroidism how safe is radioactive treatment vs treating with medication?
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Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
Both safe: Both treatment modalities are safe. Medications may not maintain remission and require treatment with radio-isotopes to destroy enough thyroid tissue to induce permanent remission. Wish you good health!
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