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Is there calcitonin hormone deficiency after a total thyroidectomy?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

You will have calcitonin deficiency after total thyroidectomy but this hormone is not needed for survival and no replacement is needed.

In brief: Yes

You will have calcitonin deficiency after total thyroidectomy but this hormone is not needed for survival and no replacement is needed.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Robert Lang
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not a problem

There is no known health problem associated with lower calcitonin after thyroidectomy.

In brief: Not a problem

There is no known health problem associated with lower calcitonin after thyroidectomy.
Dr. Robert Lang
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