It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Thyroid Disorders Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 07-17-2006, 09:17 AM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: USA
Posts: 18
kmullin1971 HB User
Question Iodine Uptake Quest

My endo scheduled an iodine uptake scan for me. I had it done last Thurs/Fri. The doc that checked my results on Friday said that a normal thyroid would be at 20% and mine was at 8%. I was a bit out of it and didn't ask him what that meant...does anyone know? Does that mean that the iodine was processed too fast or too slow? He said my endo made the correct diagnosis and is treating me correctly, but was trying to page my endo to discuss with him. Anyway, just wondering what these numbers mean since I forgot to ask. My numbers are getting back from the hyper range into normal, but I am still having hypo symptoms. Not as many as before, but, still...I feel like I am not making any sense today! Sorry!!

Sponsors Lightbulb
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Concerns regarding a iodine uptake scan flowergirl2day Thyroid Disorders 4 10-06-2009 04:49 PM
allergic to iodine and have graves and hasimoto's antibodies. bobbie3 Thyroid Disorders 3 10-17-2008 07:16 PM
How can I find out FOR SURE if I have an allergy to Iodine? Cobalt? hopalong_too Thyroid Disorders 13 11-17-2007 07:26 PM
iodine tablets??? iona_23 Thyroid Disorders 4 04-12-2007 11:34 AM
why no iodine?? pursie Thyroid Disorders 6 04-08-2007 05:41 PM

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:50 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2015 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!