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A 39-year-old female asked:

4weeks ago had total thyroidectomy taking 9 calcium and 3 vit d3 aday endocrinologist says parathyroids not producing nothing. have hashi and hypo?

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Dr. Myra Skluth
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Question not clear: Patients do not usually have total thyroidectomy because of hashimoto's thyroiditis. We need more information to answer your question.
Dr. Chaitanya Mamillapalli
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Need more info: in patients post thyroid surgery, can have transient low parathyroid hormone, responsible for low calcium levels. We will need more information to answer your question.

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