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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Parathyroidectomy: 54 M with unknown medical Hx or Rx asks: What side effects to know after parathyroidectomy? ? ANS: you have 4 paraT glands. So if only 1-3 is taken ou ... Read More

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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience in Endocrinology
Cure of high calcium: A parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism should cure the hypercalcemia and relieve any associated symptoms such as fatigue, constipation, o ... Read More
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Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
51 years experience in Internal Medicine
Electroly Calcium Mg: Check your electrolytes calcium and magnesium levels. Also thyroid functions.As above symptoms are related to the changes in electrolyte and Ca and Ma ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Surgical resection: Parathyroidectomy is the surgical removal of one or more parathyroid glands.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends: Of one or two glands are removed, probably nothing, if all removed you will need life long calcium replacement and vitamin d therapy.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Yes indeed: Nowadays, i'd rather have a parathyriod out than go to the dentist. You should have any troubles and i'll bet that in about a day, you'll be delighted ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Pardini
Specializes in Endocrinology
Fatigue answer : In my experience the patients who have the highest calcium levels tend to have the most dramatic improvement in fatigue ( usually calcium of 11 or h ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience in Endocrinology
Perhaps: There is a subtle neurotoxicity to hyperparathyroidism. Sometimes these vague symptoms will normalize following surgery. However, the decision on su ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Minimal: Most parathyroidectomies by experienced surgeons are done through small incisions in the neck and as an outpatient. Pain is minimal and recovery is s ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Better health: First of all, something is seriously wrong with your list of conditions; you can't have hyperparathyroidism and hypoparathyroidism at the same time. I ... Read More

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