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is gait instability a symptom of hyperparathyroidism

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Gait instability=: a deviation from normal walking, inability to maintain coordinated walking mechanics,.

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
9 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
What symptoms?: What exactly are the symptoms? Calcium and ipth being normal there is no suggestion of hyperparathyroidism. Only other thing to check to make sure is ... Read More
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
HighNormalCa&Parathy: Your blood levels are normal.What are your symptoms and what is 24 hour Calcium and Ionised Calcium and Vitamin D&Albumin level We don't know what ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Not simple: There can be many causes for inability to walk without assistance, and experience risk of toppling over. If b-12 deficiency, injections might help, i ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Hyperparathyroidism: Shortness of breath/low oxygen is NOT a typical symptom of hyperparathyroidism, unless very severe disease with cardiovascular complication and anemia ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Hyperpara: There are four parathyroid glands in your neck and one or more is responsible for your hyperparathyroidism. Any one or more of those enlarged glands n ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Wagner
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually asymptomatic: Most cases of hyperparathyroidism are typically asymptomatic, as we find a high calcium on lab-work obtained for other reasons and then work it up. Bu ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Big difference: See prior answers re: hyperthyroidism. Hyperparathyroidism is entirely different disease.It's a hormonal disorder (with a feedback mechanism in the si ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sudhir Bansal
75 years experience Endocrinology
Fracture: Secondary hyperparathyroid refers to increased parathyroid due to low calcium commonest cause is low vitamin d as such if this has been going for long ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
The range of it: Fragile bones that easily fracture (osteoporosis) kidney stones excessive urination abdominal pain tiring easily or weakness depression or forgetfulne ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
31 years experience Family Medicine
No symptom sometimes: Often people will have no symptoms. Other symptoms: feeling tired, painful joints, not hungry, feeling sad, poor memory and concentration. You can als ... Read More
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