Hi there! I saw your post on the mentalhealth forum and it reminded me of the problems I have with concurrent diagnoses of Grave's Disease and Depression. The Psych's say it's a problem for the Endo's and vice versa - so unfair to be left in limbo.
Anyway, as I understand it: if you had a partial ablation (or if full ablation wasn't entirely successful perhaps) then the thyroid can regrow and become overactive again. A simple blood test for T3/T4 should tell you if this is the case.
Despite my original doubts (due to having T.E.D.) I've decided to go for the RAI treatment.
I have a few citations and other info regarding hyperthyroidism treatment and outcome. If you would like me to send you some excerpts and links to the sources I'd be happy to help.
Regards — Lister
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