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    I’m new to this, too, but it is my understanding that on the medication there is a chance of remission,
    20-50% depending on whose report you read! Age plays a factor in deciding whether or not a person should
    get RAI, the size of the thyroid and the uptake, etc. I was told that if is caught early that the
    chances of remission are also higher. I was feeling so symptomatic last month, I would have swallowed an atomic bomb
    if they told me it would help…but the Radiologist & Endo convinced me otherwise. Perhaps you are
    in the right condition to hope for a remission… What I’m wondering, is why do some doctors automatically
    choose PTU and other Tapezole? What’s the big difference? Glynis