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August 18, 2018

Parathyroid 2.0

By Nie

About 15 years ago, I had surgery on my left upper parathyroid.
In December 2017, I had neck pains, stiffness and difficulty swallowing. I went to urgent care and they found nodules on my right side. I saw my endocrinologist in early 2018 and had a number of tests done. A biopsy showed the nodules were benign but blood work showed my calcium levels were high and also my parathyroid hormone. I was referred to Dr. Livhits.
The surgery was 2 weeks ago. This is my first check up. The surgery went well and I am healing fine. UCLA has been great. Dr. Livhits, the nurses, the receptionist and everyone (even the parking attendants) are great!

Tags: biopsy, calcium levels, difficulty swallowing, Dr. Masha Livhits, Endocrine, Endocrine Surgery, endocrinologist, Endocrinology, endocrinology, neck pains, nodules, parathyroid, parathyroid hormone, patient stories, surgery, Surgery, UCLA Endocrine Center

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