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will i stop gaining weight once my parathyroid is removed

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Be seen: It sounds like maybe gastritis or an ulcer. Be seen for a diagnosis.

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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Remaining parathyroi: It sounds like you had a parathyroid adenoma removed because of hyperparathyroidism. Typically this is a problem of one parathyroid. You have 3 othe ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypoparathyroidism: Sometimes yes. The medication is basically calcium and vitamin d.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: No, it will (hopefully) just return your elevated calcium to normal.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
Low blood calcium: Removal of the parathyroid glands would immediately result in a low blood calcium and ususally tingling, muscle cramps, impaired thinking and occasio ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Low calcium: Parathyroid hormone regulates calcium concentration in the blood. When you have no parathyroid hormone, your calcium level will drop and your phospho ... Read More
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
Usually: If the hypercalcemia worsens,,,the remove surgically
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Need it removed: There are 4 jparathyroid glands one of top and bottom of each thyroid lobe. If you were hypercalcemic and work up revealed an adenoma, removal will c ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Common: It's commonly done with good success. You have 4 of them but only need half of one gland to survive. You remove the gland if there is a growth on it ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
Possible: But not likely if the remaining 3 are working.
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