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   Reply Reply
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 01-10-2013, 06:46 AM   #1
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Boston MA
Posts: 8
shiny123 HB User
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

 
Reply With Quote
Old 01-10-2013, 09:28 PM   #2
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Missouri, USA
Posts: 12,294
midwest1 HB Usermidwest1 HB Usermidwest1 HB Usermidwest1 HB Usermidwest1 HB Usermidwest1 HB Usermidwest1 HB Usermidwest1 HB Usermidwest1 HB Usermidwest1 HB Usermidwest1 HB User
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.
__________________
"We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses." Abraham Lincoln
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Last edited by midwest1; 01-10-2013 at 09:29 PM.

 
Reply With Quote
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 01-10-2013, 09:52 PM   #3
Junior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Colorado
Posts: 13
Austawn HB User
Re: Thyroid Iodine Scan

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

 
Reply With Quote
Old 01-11-2013, 04:56 AM   #4
Newbie
(female)
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Boston MA
Posts: 8
shiny123 HB User
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

Last edited by shiny123; 01-11-2013 at 04:59 AM. Reason: to enter names

 
Reply With Quote
Reply Reply




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




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added




Top 10 Drugs Discussed on this Board.
(Go to DrugTalk.com for complete list)
Armour
Cytomel
Levothroid
Levoxyl
Potassium
  Synthroid
Tapazole
Unithroid
Xanax
Zoloft




TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



sammy64 (668), midwest1 (630), FinnMaid (311), Reece (225), lisa789 (196), Tree Frog (80), mkgbrook (72), cd37 (56), ladybud (47), Bran'sNana (44)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1004), Apollo123 (904), Titchou (847), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (759), ladybud (754), sammy64 (668), midwest1 (668), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:18 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!