sodium iodide I 131 Related Diseases & Conditions

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  • Thyroid Disorders There are several types of thyroid disorders including hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, goiters, thyroid nodules, and thyroid...learn more »
    In This Article
    Thyroid Disorders Article
    • What are thyroid disorders?
    • What are the specific kinds of thyroid disorders?
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Hyperthyroidism
    • Goiter
    • Thyroid nodules
    • Thyroid cancer
    • How are thyroid disorders diagnosed?
    • What is the treatment for thyroid disorders?
    • Thyroid medications
    • Thyroid surgery
    • What is the outlook for thyroid disorders?
  • Hyperthyroidism Hyperthyroidism is an excess of thyroid hormone resulting from an overactive thyroid gland. Symptoms can include increased...learn more »
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    Hyperthyroidism Article
    • Hyperthyroidism definition and facts
    • What is hyperthyroidism?
    • What are the symptoms of hyperthyroidism?
    • What causes hyperthyroidism?
    • What is graves' disease?
    • What is thyroiditis (inflammation of the thyroid)?
    • What are other causes of hyperthyroidism?
    • Which types of doctors treat hyperthyroidism?
    • How is hyperthyroidism diagnosed?
    • How is medications treat hyperthyroidism?
    • Medications that treat symptoms of hyperthyroidism
    • Antithyroid drugs for hyperthyroidism
    • Radioactive iodine for hyperthyroidism
    • Surgery for hyperthyroidism
    • What should I do if I think I have hyperthyroidism?
  • Thyroid Cancer There are four major types of thyroid cancer: papillary, follicular, medullary, and anaplastic thyroid cancer. Tumors on the...learn more »
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    Thyroid Cancer Article
    • Thyroid cancer facts*
    • What is the thyroid?
    • What is the thyroid cancer?
    • What causes thyroid cancer?
    • What are the risk factors for thyroid cancer?
    • What are the symptoms and signs of thyroid cancer?
    • What are thyroid nodules?
    • What are the different types of thyroid cancer?
    • How is thyroid cancer diagnosed?
    • How is thyroid cancer staging determined?
    • What kinds of specialists treat thyroid cancer?
    • What is the treatment for thyroid cancer?
    • Surgery
    • Thyroid hormone
    • Radioactive iodine
    • Radiation
    • Chemotherapy
    • What kind of support is available for those with thyroid cancer?
    • What is the prognosis for patients with thyroid cancer?
    • Can thyroid cancer be prevented?