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After a parathyroidectomy, would you have calcium deficiency?

After a parathyroidectomy, would you have calcium deficiency?

For a short time: Usually after a pararhyroidectomy the blood levels of calcium of a patient are low until the other glands remaining wake up and produce sufficient levels of parathyroid hormone. During this time i put all my patients after surgery on supplementation so their calcium levels don't get dangerously low. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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Could calcium deficiency cause sensitive teeth?

Could calcium deficiency cause sensitive teeth?

Could: Calcium is one of the important elements in having a good matrix of minerals to protect teeth. Unfortunately, causes of sensitive teeth are multifactorial and are in a complex relationship. So it is hard to say whether your calcium deficiency alone (if you have it) is the reason why your teeth are sensitive. See a dentist who is knowledgeable in preventive ; restorative dentistry to learn more. ...Read more

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Calcium deficiency symptoms?

Calcium deficiency symptoms?

See answer : Early-stage calcium deficiency may not cause any symptoms but may include: brittle nails, dry skin, yellowing of teeth, muscle cramps, excessive eye twitching, weakness, and sweating in cold weather. Later stage deficiency symptoms include: muscle spasms, numbness and tingling in the hands, feet, and face, memory loss, depression, hallucinations, poor appetite, and abnormal heart rhythm. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of calcium deficiency?

Many.: Symptoms include muscle spasms, carpopedal spasm, facial grimacing, laryngeal spasm, seizure, and respiratory arrest. If it's long standing, papiledema and increased intracranial pressure develop. A patient could get irritated, with psychosis, intestinal cramps and malabsorption. Chvostek's (faial muscle spasm) and trosseau's (flexion of hand and forearm) are seen along with prolonged qt on ecg. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of calcium deficiency like?

What are the symptoms of calcium deficiency like?

Musculoskeletal: Some symptoms of hypocalcemia, calcium deficiency, include pale skin calcium is also required for muscle contraction and relaxation, nerve and hormone function, and blood pressure regulation. , tiredness, muscle aches and twitches. Calcium deficiency in children leads to inadequate growth and bone deformity. ...Read more

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Remedy for calcium deficiency.

Remedy for calcium deficiency.

Clarify?: Serum calcium may be low for any of several reasons; i'm assuming normal albumin. Hypoparathyroidism and its kin are uncommon but lower the level despite plenty of calcium on board. Vegetarians may and people on other restricted diets may become calcium deficient, and some folks may not be able to absorb it. The physician who diagnosed it can tell you more. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are remedy's for calcium deficiency?

What are remedy's for calcium deficiency?

Tums (calcium carbonate): The average adult needs 1 gram of calcium per day. Calcium carbonate is ubiquitous and is a form of calcium that is readily absorbed. A good source of calcium carbonate is two tums eaten each day. ...Read more

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Does calcium deficiency causes obesity or can create hindrance in loosing weight?

Calcium: Deficiency in calcium is rare, and excess is much more common. Calcium has a vital role in muscle and cardiovascular function. Deficiency of calcium does not cause obesity. ...Read more

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White patches on face are they indicate calcium deficiency and anything to do with masturbation?

White patches on face are they indicate calcium deficiency and anything to do with masturbation?

Remember: There aren't a lot of cutaneous(skin) manifestations of calcium deficiency unless it's been going on for awhile. You can get dry, scaly skin, brittle nails, and coarse hair. So the white patches are likely unrelated to calcium issues. Masturbation rarely causes skin issues outside your genitals(if even that) unless you have an allergic reaction to the lubricant. ...Read more

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When I try to do pushups, I feel a sharp pain in my elbows and shoulders like they are on the verge of breaking, is this a calcium deficiency?

When I try to do pushups, I feel a sharp pain in my elbows and shoulders like they are on the verge of breaking, is this a calcium deficiency?

Unlikely: If you feel pain when performing pushups, this is more likely an issue with your joints or tendons, and not due to calcium deficiency -- a thorough exam from your primary care doctor would be very helpful. ...Read more

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My sister her age about 36 suffer from weakness and sound in her neck and pain in medium and lower of her back would be a calcium deficiency ?

Doubt it : Most likely at her age is posture(maybe a curve in the spine) and also being out of shape. Need know what work up she has had in the past .If your mom has RA you should be checked to though! ...Read more

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Could calcium deficiency result in weight gain?

Could calcium deficiency result in weight gain?

Not likely: The real question is could there be a relationship between low calcium and weight gain. Ie is something causing both ...Read more

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Do the white flecks in fingernails indicate a calcium deficiency in the body?

No: The whitee flecks could incidicte elevated calcium very rerely but are probably not an indication of any serious disorder. ...Read more

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