Items Tagged ‘routine physical’

April 25, 2018

Get Your Physicals

By LJ LJ

I would never have known if I hadn’t had a routine physical. I had just switched to a new GP and while examining me she felt something in my neck. She had a sonogram done and referred me to an endocrinologist. A biopsy was done but it was inconclusive I saw another endocrinologist at UCLA […]

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Tags: biopsy, cancer, cancerous, Dr. Masha Livhits, endocrinologist, patient stories, routine physical, small nodule, surgery


January 5, 2018

I’m So Glad I Didn’t Wait Any Longer

By Jules Jules

During a routine physical in 2007, my doctor noticed something around my thyroid region and recommended that I begin monitoring it with an endocrinologist. At my endocrinologist, I received an Ultrasound where by chance, he discovered that I had an enlarged parathyroid gland. Through a blood test, I found out that my blood Calcium levels […]

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Tags: blood calcium levels, blood test, bone density, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine surgeon, endocrinologist, enlarged parathyroid gland, exercise, kidney stones, osteoporosis, patient stories, pre-op