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Diagnosed....whats next????

Diagnosed....whats next????

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Posted by Kathy Love on September 21, 2000 at 09:50:53:

I need help on deciding what medical choice I have to make. Any answers reguarding the following both positive and negative answers wante
1) option 1. medication only, doctors report side effects are hives
2) option 2. radiation iodine therapy, dr. says this is best, my questions are, Is this painful?? How long are you uncomfortable? How soon do you need a synthetic drugs?
3) option 3. surgical removal of thyroid, dr says this is really done now, my ques. is, How long before returning to work? How big is scar? Prev. scar was (6-7 inch long)
PLEASE ANSWER ME SOON SO I CAN MAKE A DECISION!!!!THANK-YOU, KATHY


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