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What to do if I have graves disease and I am going to get radiation iodine therapy soon when can I get pregnant?
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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
4 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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. Melissa Young
Dr. Melissa Young
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Radioactive rx thyro
You are advised to weight 6 to 12 months, preferably 12 months.

In brief: Radioactive rx thyro
You are advised to weight 6 to 12 months, preferably 12 months.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Frances Ilozue
The longer the wait the better up to one year.
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