What do you do with the "radioactive trash" after RAI treatments?
What did everyone do with the kitchen trash like the paper plates, cups, plastic drinking bottles, etc that were used during the RAI isolation time. Somewhere I read that after a certain amount of time they weren't radioactive any more but I cant find that article.
ive noticed myself becoming depressed and withdrawn. It first started about 5 weeks after the thyroidectomy. I've been off of Zoloft for depression for over a year and was doing great. Might this be the chemical imbalance returning or a physiological result from losing the thyroid. Anybody think it has more to do with not…
Anyone have side effects from Thyrogen?
Hi everyone! Day 3 of the LID and all is well. On Mon. And Tues., I get the Thyrogen injections. Did anyone have any problems with the shots? Did you need anyone to drive you? I was told to stay on the synthroid the entire time, thank God. Hopefully the side effects will be minimal. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks!…
5 Thyroid Nodules & 2 Lung Nodules
Hello, This is my first post, so please bare with me. I am a 25-year-old, female. I had my 1st child at a very young age (15) and two years later a thyroid nodule was discovered at age 17. It was a solitary, 2CM, cystic nodule. Fast forward to 2011. At age 21, I gave birth to my 2nd child and shortly after it was…