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A 36-year-old member asked:

What to do if i have graves disease and i am going to get radiation iodine therapy soon when can i get pregnant?

2 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Melissa Young
Endocrinology 10 years experience
6-12 months : Wait at least 6 months, preferably a year. You not only want the radiation gone, you want your thyroid hormone levels normal before you conceive.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Radioactive rx thyro: You are advised to weight 6 to 12 months, preferably 12 months.
Dr. Frances Ilozue
Family Medicine 26 years experience
The longer the wait the better up to one year.
Dec 14, 2014
Last updated Dec 14, 2014

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