• joanna1112
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma...
    4 months ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Received I-131 (radioactive iodine); received a total of 3 treatment doses over 3 years. I experienced some immediate side effects (...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Thycan
    • Experience with Follicular Variant (als...
    6 months ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    100 Mci of RAI, isolated in hospital two and a half days

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Mslalae319
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma...
    about 1 year ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    I wasn't aware of the small changes like taste of certain foods, smells, and cravings. I had a few skin reactions and challenges wi...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • ludmila
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, T...
    about 3 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    The doctors are thinking that a radiation didn't work...but again they are thinking to give me a radioactive pill again-third time.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  1. over 3 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    The internal radiation caused a lot of pain at the sight of the tumor (where it was removed). I also experienced some nausea, but no...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • justjill
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, ...
    over 3 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Had to avoid contact with people for 3 days (not in the hospital). My dogs had to go to the kennel during that time too.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • netadm2001
    • Experience with Follicular Variant ...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    felt rotten and could not be around my family for a week

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • tstrazz
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, T...
    about 5 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    April 2006. RAI...horrible experience. I mean, it was doable, but emotionally difficult. I still remember the feeling of loneliness,...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • boniblue
    • Experience with Follicular Variant (a...
    about 5 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Treated with radioactive iodine today...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • jennbeam36
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma...
    about 5 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    I threw up for 4 days, my mouth was dry, and I was quarantined from everyone for a week an had to do major cleaning after my 7 days.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • dani1011
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, ...
    about 5 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    I had radioactive iodine. It was painless, just a pill you swallow. The only downside is that you have to be in isolation for 3 days.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • valford63
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma,...
    over 5 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    my salivary glands have been severely affected and I now have a brain tumor.

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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