How much should I limit my contact with others after radioiodine therapy?

After radioiodine therapy (used to treat overactive thyroid glands and thyroid cancers), avoid long periods of close contact with others for several days. If you care for an infant at home, ask someone else to take care of the infant for a few days. You may stay in the same house but limit close contact with people, especially small children and pregnant women.

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