1. almost 7 years ago
    LynnMarshall's Avatar

    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Right after the massive doese of radiation I received I experienced 2 heart attacks, now, I do not know if this was related but i do...

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    Painless Experience: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • LauraS
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, Th...
    almost 7 years ago
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    Radioactive Iodine Dosing

    Radiation

    I received 50 mci of radioactive 131, which is a moderate dose. I stayed home and in "isolation" this whole time in my bedroom. Was ...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. almost 7 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    I had ingested radiation 105.9 millikaries & was quarantined for 4 days. Once I was in the quarantined room no one was to come in! ...

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    Painless Experience: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Cynister
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, ...
    about 7 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    Each time i had a treatment it was different. Some times i got sick other times i felt fine.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • MWilson
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, T...
    about 7 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    The next round came on the heels of my fourth child's birth, so again, no breast-feeding. I was going through a slight depression at...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • MWilson
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, T...
    about 7 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    The greatest impact to my life during this was I had an infant whom I had to stop breast feeding. I was separated from my family for...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. about 7 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Other than loosing some taste buds for a while and my menstrual periods, the rest of my body has recovered from the radioactive iodi...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • cpayton
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, T...
    about 7 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    The I131 pill was some what of a horrible experience. Being locked up in a room for 7 days with minimal contact with others was extr...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • corey711
    • Experience with Follicular Variant (a...
    about 7 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    Radiation had made me fatigued and a bit sick.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  4. about 7 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    I had to undergo iodine radiation therapy and had to be quarantined for a day and a half till the radiation levels had dropped to a ...

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    Painless Experience: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • DeniceM
    • Experience with Papillary Carcinoma, T...
    about 7 years ago
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    pill

    Radiation

    The prep at that time was a real pain. The low iodine diet was hard for me. But I did it! I lost my husband 2 weeks before the...

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  5. about 7 years ago
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    Internal radiation

    Radiation

    In isolation for 72 hours after receiving RAI treatment yesterday. So far, so good with minimal transient side effects. Worst part...

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