Our expert says:
I can understand that you feel frantic - the prospect of having the radioactive iodine treatment is not pleasant esp if it can potentially make you sterile. However, you must discuss these factors with a physician, preferably an Endocrinologist. Ask the dr who diagnosed you to send you to an Endocrinologist for a second opinion. Then make sure you have a list of all the questions you want answered when you see the Endocrinologist. The problem is that Graves Disease is a serious condition and you need to have some form of treatment - you can't go on feeling so ill - but you as a patient have the right to know all the options and make your decision based on correct information.
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