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A 41-year-old female asked:

Will surgery for removal of hyperparathyroid correct metabolism , weight gain, poor memory, and thought processing?

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Dr. Frederick Singer
Endocrinology 59 years experience
Possibly.: Assuming you have high blood calcium from one or more abnormal parathyroid glands successful surgery may improve memory and brain function but may have little effect on body weight.
Dr. Chaitanya Mamillapalli
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Possible: hyperparathyroidism treatment with surgery will improve calcium level, and might improve some cognitive issues.. IT does not influence the weight gain
Last updated Jun 25, 2018

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