Re: CT Scan w/Iodine Contrast
Yes, the contrast dye could affect your thyroid.
Thyroid hormone is made out of iodine atoms. A blast of iodine (the contrast dye) could raise your thyroid hormone levels...or lower your thyroid hormone levels (if it saturated the gland).
Dx Graves 4/99, tx w/Tapazole & Atenolol - Remission 7/03; Relapse 1/06, back on Tapazole, remission & off meds again 11/06.