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I have been diagnosed with graves disease by two doctors now

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I have been diagnosed with graves disease by two doctors now but they are not endocrinologists. do I need to go to and endocrinologist for a third opinion before I do radoactive iodine treatment?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 1 year ago.
Hello
Usually it is the endocrinologist who has the most experience with this treatment.
so yes
Unless you are working with a doctor trained in this procedure, who does a lot of it.
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