Radioiodine treatment for an over-active thyroid gland


What is radioiodine treatment? Radioiodine is a form of iodine that is radioactive. It is given as a tablet or capsule and is used to treat thyroid glands that are over-active or very large. Most of the radioactivity is taken up by the over-active thyroid, where it damages the gland, slowing down the production of thyroid hormone and causing it …

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