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Jul 01, 2014 - 0 comments

Annual exam with Dr. Davison.  Labs.   Based on results no medication dose change but prescribed levothyroxine instead of Synthroid.    TSH   .942;   FREE T4   1.16;   TG AB  .2    Prescription change.

I-131 Scan

Jun 21, 2013 - 0 comments

Received thyrogen injections 6/17 and 6/19;  oral low-dose of radiation 6/19.   Body and head/neck scan 6/21.   Dr. Davison read results and scan look very similar to scan in 2009 - no changes, no sign of return of cancer.   Labs drawn 6/21:  results given 6/28:  thyroglobulin AB <20;  thyroglobulin  .3.    Scheduled follow-up appointment in 2014.

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Thyrogen injection

Jun 17, 2013 - 0 comments

Had first thyrogen injection today;  another 6/18;  oral radiation pill 6/19 and then radiation on June 19 and I-131 scan on June 21.   Metal-like taste in mouth within an hour of injection.   Very nauseated morning of 6/18;  tried baking soda and water to calm stomach but didn't help;  took 2 generic immodium.   Still have metal taste;  tongue tingles.

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June 7, 2013

Jun 10, 2013 - 0 comments

Saw Dr. Davison;  TSH and Free T4 checked.   Put on LID diet;  thyrogen shots scheduled for June 17, 18 and 19 (to make body think Synthroid withdrawal while still on Synthroid).   I-131 scan scheduled for 6/21/13.   Free T4 came back as 1.40.