I am a 43yr old female who would like to conceive, however I had therapeutic dose of 10.5mci of radio iodine in 9/28/07 for thyriod issue. In all likelyhood could I conceive without a ivf

There are two issues involved

There are two issues involved – the effects of radioiodine and your age. First, at 43 - even if all fertility factors are optimal, the average 25-year-old woman may have a 25 percent chance per month of conception. But the average 40-year-old woman has only a five percent per month chance for conception. If you wish to conceive, talk to a health care provider soon. For the radioiodine, pregnancy should be avoided for four months to one year following your dose. Now that a year has passed, research indicates conception should not be impaired. Best wishes, Angie Best-Boss

Angie, Thank you for the

Angie, Thank you for the reply. I have a scheduled appt in three wks w/ my provider to see where we should go next. Your e-mail gave me a little sense of hope.


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