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How is secondary hyperparathyroidism diagnosed? What is the cure to this?Thank you.

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Dr. Philip Kern
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Calcium parathyroid

This is usually diagnosed in people with kidney disease.
If the calcium is low, or the phosphorus too high, or the level of Vit D too low, the parathyroid makes too much PTH, which causes bone disease. Treatment targets the cause: vit D (calcitriol), phosphate binders, special diets.

In brief: Calcium parathyroid

This is usually diagnosed in people with kidney disease.
If the calcium is low, or the phosphorus too high, or the level of Vit D too low, the parathyroid makes too much PTH, which causes bone disease. Treatment targets the cause: vit D (calcitriol), phosphate binders, special diets.
Dr. Philip Kern
Dr. Philip Kern
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine

In brief: By Blood Test

Secondary Hyperparathyroidism is due to increased response by the Thyroid gland to Hypocalcemia(Low Calcium in Blood) It is seen in Chronic Renal Failure or defective calcium receptors on the surface of Parathyroid Glands Blood test will show low level of Calcium and Elevated Parathyroid hormone and highVit D Level It can also occur after Baratric Surgery,Chronic Pancreatitis&Small Bowel Diseas

In brief: By Blood Test

Secondary Hyperparathyroidism is due to increased response by the Thyroid gland to Hypocalcemia(Low Calcium in Blood) It is seen in Chronic Renal Failure or defective calcium receptors on the surface of Parathyroid Glands Blood test will show low level of Calcium and Elevated Parathyroid hormone and highVit D Level It can also occur after Baratric Surgery,Chronic Pancreatitis&Small Bowel Diseas
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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