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  • My teenager can't handle meds. RAI or Sx

    Sept. 30, 2014, 7:28 a.m.

    Just a beginning post, I have to leave so I will write more later. I realize your daughter is married, and...

  • My teenager can't handle meds. RAI or Sx

    Sept. 29, 2014, 8:07 p.m.

    She was having severe joint pain and could barely walk so she is off the anti-thyroid meds. Thank you for the...

  • Please Read - Bulletin Board Coverage Through 10/6

    Sept. 29, 2014, 4:40 p.m.

    Hi all – I am having surgery and will be out for a few days, hopefully back on Monday, Oct. 6th. (Not Graves’...

  • My teenager can't handle meds. RAI or Sx

    Sept. 29, 2014, 8:11 a.m.

    Hello and welcome! Hopefully, you will hear from others who have made the surgery vs. RAI decision. The...

  • Importance of TSH

    Sept. 27, 2014, 1:42 a.m.

    Check it out Subclinical thyroid problems and heart disease [wellnessresources.com] even TSH's higher within...

  • My teenager can't handle meds. RAI or Sx

    Sept. 26, 2014, 10:30 p.m.

    Hello! I'm new and this is my first post. My daughter is 15 and has Grave's. She lasted 2 weeks on the meds...

  • Importance of TSH

    Sept. 26, 2014, 12:40 p.m.

    i really don't know the implications of a high TSH. But my understanding was that the chances of increased...

  • Importance of TSH

    Sept. 26, 2014, 10:37 a.m.

    Hello - The primary concern with TSH that is above 10 is an increased risk of heart issues, so that is likely...

  • Frustrated & looking for answers

    Sept. 25, 2014, 2:23 p.m.

    Thank you all very much for all of the helpful information and advice! I appreciate it. I have my first...

  • Importance of TSH

    Sept. 25, 2014, 11:10 a.m.

    Hi everyone, been gone for a while but back now. Looking for any info you have bee given about why TSH is...

  • In a rush?

    Sept. 25, 2014, 7:16 a.m.

    Hello and thanks for the update! In rare cases, the thyroid can grow back and cause a recurrence of...

  • In a rush?

    Sept. 25, 2014, 4:07 a.m.

    Hello, I decided to get back on here. I am doing well overall, I had RAI 3 years ago now and it was a sucess,...

  • Frustrated & looking for answers

    Sept. 24, 2014, 11:16 a.m.

    I was first diagnosed in my 50's in 1998. For a variety of reasons, my doc and I decided on anti-thyroid...

  • Frustrated & looking for answers

    Sept. 23, 2014, 1:50 p.m.

    Hi Ecl39, sorry you are having trouble! Did you already have an ultrasound and radioactive uptake test to...

  • 1 year post RAI and a few questions

    Sept. 23, 2014, 9:53 a.m.

    Hello and welcome! Hopefully, others here who have had RAI will jump in, but here are a few issues to...

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