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    Question on this nuke thing and thyroids:
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    Gytannia posted:
    My mom had her thyroid removed years ago. Now this nuke thing is going on and people are talking about the iodine pills. If you have no thyroid, then does she need to still take iodine pills if exposure happens? Or would that just be moot now? Would we poison her if she takes iodine and no thyroid? I can't seem to find an answer any where.
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    Lera21358 responded:
    http://news.nationalpost.com/2011/03/14/post-primer-how-iodine-tablets-help-protect-against-radiation-exposure/

    That link might be a little helpful then most.

    I do not think your mom is in danger, but a call to her doctor would be my best advice to give.


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