Hello and welcome – Hopefully, others who have had RAI will chime in here. Definitely be persistent with your doctor if your neck pain is severe. There is a specific condition called “Radiation Thyroiditis” that occurs in about 1% of patients and causes the thyroid gland to become painfully inflamed. This is generally treated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
If you are on Facebook, you might also be interested in our closed group there, as it tends to get a lot more activity. Once you request to join and agree to abide by the guidelines, requests are turned around within one business day.
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