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Old 01-10-2013, 06:46 AM   #1
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Thyroid Iodine Scan

hi- Can anyone tell me what the thyroid iodine scan with a pill is like? My doctor wants me to get one but I am afraid! Does the iodine pill make you feel weird or anything like that?Thanks for your help

 
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Re: Thyroid Iodine Scan

The pill used in a thyroid scan is a tiny tracer dose only. It isn't enough to be dangerous or to cause unusual feelings or side effects.
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Old 01-10-2013, 09:52 PM   #3
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Re: Thyroid Iodine Scan

I didn't feel or notice anything when I took the iodine pill.. Didn't have any effects.

 
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Re: Thyroid Iodine Scan

Thanks for your reply, I am new to thyroid problems and am always apprehensive about tests. I don't know anyone who has had the scan so appreciate the info.Thanks Midwest1 and Austawn

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