A 40-year-old female asked:
Corrected calcium 8.52 (phosphate normal, vitamin d 34). pth 65.2pg/ml. is this something to worry about? 3mnths back ca normal. ppi change to nexum
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Endocrinology 41 years experience
Have your doctor: check an ionized calcium level. PTH is mildly elevated, which could indicate vitamin D deficiency, calcium loss, etc. Talk w/your doctor.
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Head and Neck Surgery 32 years experience
Borderline PTH: PTH can be elevated by chronic PPI use. See blow:
Hinson AM, Wilkerson BM, Rothman-Fitts I, Riggs AT, Stack BC Jr, Bodenner DL. Hyperparathyroidism Associated with Long-Term Proton Pump Inhibitors Independent of Concurrent Bisphosphonate Therapy in Elderly Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2015
Oct;63(10):2070-3. doi: 10.1111/jgs.13661. Epub 2015 Sep 29. PubMed PMID:
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