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I am a 21 year old male with hyperthyroidism (Graves disease) they want me to do radioactive iodine treatment. What if I don't take medicine after. ?

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Graves

Radioactive treatment for Grave's may be appropriate and after that you will be prescribed an appropriate dose of thyroxine to take exactly as prescribed.
Your thyroid levels will be monitored fora month or two but return to a once a year study to check all is OK. If you can, please keep me posted.

In brief: Graves

Radioactive treatment for Grave's may be appropriate and after that you will be prescribed an appropriate dose of thyroxine to take exactly as prescribed.
Your thyroid levels will be monitored fora month or two but return to a once a year study to check all is OK. If you can, please keep me posted.
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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