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What are potential side effects of parathyroid disorders?

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Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Osteoporosis

If an adenoma on the gland develops (usually only in one of the four), there is excess absorption and mobilization of calcium, which can result in enough loss of bone to risk fragility.
If there is inadequate hormone, the opposite happens and low blood calcium can result in muscle contraction issues.

In brief: Osteoporosis

If an adenoma on the gland develops (usually only in one of the four), there is excess absorption and mobilization of calcium, which can result in enough loss of bone to risk fragility.
If there is inadequate hormone, the opposite happens and low blood calcium can result in muscle contraction issues.
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Consequences

Parathyroid hormones are responsible for regulating calcium level in blood.
The most common cause of hyperparathyroidism is a growth on your parathyroid gland causing overproduction of this hormone. If high, it will raise calcium level in your blood causing osteoporosis, kidney stones, kidney problems, constipation, abdominal pain, bone pain, psychological overtone, fatigue, memory loss...

In brief: Consequences

Parathyroid hormones are responsible for regulating calcium level in blood.
The most common cause of hyperparathyroidism is a growth on your parathyroid gland causing overproduction of this hormone. If high, it will raise calcium level in your blood causing osteoporosis, kidney stones, kidney problems, constipation, abdominal pain, bone pain, psychological overtone, fatigue, memory loss...
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Various

Kidney stones, bone thinning abdominal complaints, memory loss, fatigue are most common.

In brief: Various

Kidney stones, bone thinning abdominal complaints, memory loss, fatigue are most common.
Dr. Peter Mowschenson
Dr. Peter Mowschenson
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Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine
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In brief: Consider

Consider full evaluation as abnormal PTH can be from a parathyroid cancer.
Abnormal PTH can affect calcium, phosphate, magnesium, and vitamin d levels.

In brief: Consider

Consider full evaluation as abnormal PTH can be from a parathyroid cancer.
Abnormal PTH can affect calcium, phosphate, magnesium, and vitamin d levels.
Dr. Slade Suchecki
Dr. Slade Suchecki
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