Items Tagged ‘high calcium’

November 2, 2018

At Last!

By MusicDebby MusicDebby

I had high PTH and Calcium for 4 years and 2 nuclear medicine tests that didn’t show anything. I did not realize what high calcium does; I had bone pain, muscle pain, exhausted all the time, constipation, nausea that was getting worse for the four years. My family doctor who knew me for 20 years […]

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Tags: cancers, diabetic, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinology, high calcium, high PTH, nuclear medicine tests, patient stories, radiation, UCLA Endocrine Center


May 28, 2017

Great Experience with Dr.Yeh

By j2017 j2017

My procedure was a parathyroidectomy for high calcium. I had a great experience, and Dr. Yeh was very easy to talk to and caring. It was a really easy surgery with no pain and minimal scarring. Overall it was a very positive experience.

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Tags: Dr. Micheal Yeh, high calcium, minimal scarring, no pain, parathyroidectomy, patient stories


September 12, 2016

Parathyroid Surgery

By gicky211 gicky211

I went to my primary care physician for a routine check and that’s when I found out I had high calcium. The PCP did a thyroid scan, He didn’t see any enlargement, but he could enlargement so recommended I see Dr. Yeh. Dr. Yeh did an ultrasound and saw the enlarged parathyroid and recommended surgery. […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, endocrine surgery, enlarged parathyroid, high calcium, parathyroid disease, parathyroid surgery, patient stories, primary care physician, surgery, thyroid scan, ultrasound


August 17, 2016

Hyperparathyroid Surgery

By mpoussin mpoussin

I had a history of kidney stones and high calcium diagnosed as a parathyroid issue. I was referred to Dr. Livhits and had one of my parathyroids successfully removed. Minimal post surgery issues included tenderness and soreness when swallowing and a lump on the throat, but slowly going away. My energy has improved since surgery. […]

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Tags: Dr. Masha Livhits, endocrine, endocrine surgery, high calcium, hyperparathyroid, hyperparathyroid surgery, kidney stones, parathyroid disease, patient stories