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Parathyroidectomy side effects

A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
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 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
Endocrinology 58 years experience
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
Dr. Abdelkader Hawasli
General Surgery 43 years experience
Normal life: Most often parathyroidectomy for primary hyper-calcimia, when removing one gland only, will result in normal life after surgery. Unless an injury occu... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
Internal Medicine 52 years experience
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
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Check it out: Would discuss this with the surgeon. Certainly any surgery, more when you consider the location of the surgery with subsequent hormaonal and electroly... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
Surgical resection: Parathyroidectomy is the surgical removal of one or more parathyroid glands.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Depends: Of one or two glands are removed, probably nothing, if all removed you will need life long calcium replacement and vitamin d therapy.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
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 41-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
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Perhaps: There is a subtle neurotoxicity to hyperparathyroidism. Sometimes these vague symptoms will normalize following surgery. However, the decision on su... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
Surgical Oncology 44 years experience
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
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
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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