Items Tagged ‘high calcium level’

December 2, 2017

My Short Story

By Pursuit traumalaw

I had a routine test – a blood panel- and was told my calcium level was high. I was referred to an endocrinologist who told me I needed to have it out. I did my own research and confirmed that my parathyroid needed to be removed. My daughter has been a nurse here at UCLA […]

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Tags: blood panel, Endocrine Center, endocrine surgery, endocrinologist, endocrinology, high calcium level, parathyroid, patient stories, routine test, UCLA Endocrine Center


December 2, 2017

Feeling Better

By Bob rszejn

1 1/2 years ago my primary doctor said my calcium level was high. He referred me for a nuclear scan which showed I had an adenoma. But the doctor never followed up after that so nothing happened. When I next went to see him, he again said my calcium was high – I asked why […]

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Tags: adenoma, Dr. Michael Yeh, Endocrine Center, endocrine surgery, endocrinology, high calcium level, nuclear scan, patient stories, primary doctor, Thousand Oaks, UCLA Endocrine Center, ultrasound


June 26, 2017

Parathyroid surgery with Dr. Yeh

By heikeat heikeat

For a regular physical exam I had a routine blood test. It showed a high calcium level. A PTH hormone test was done, then rechecked twice over the next two months. I saw an endocrinologist. I had researched that the calcium was not being self regulated when a tumor was present. Calcium was being produced […]

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Tags: blood test, calcium, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinologist, high calcium level, patient stories, physical exam, PTH hormone test, routine blood test, scarring, surgery, surgical scar