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I was referred by my internist Dr. Elizabeth Ko to Dr. Masha Lihvits for a consult regarding high Calcium counts. The results showed the need to remove a parathyroid gland. This diagnosis was unfamiliar to me, but after [...]
By slpculvercity • September 18, 2017
I had a kidney failure in 2008 and for almost 10 years I was on dialysis. Then in March of 2017 I had a transplant. Lab tests showed my parathyroid levels were very high. I was prescribed medicine and the dosage was increased from low to very high. My [...]
By Sally • September 16, 2017
I received a diagnosis of papillary thyroid cancer, so I had a tumor in my thyroid that had to be removed. I got an ultrasound in June with a physician outside of UCLA and was only notified of my need for a biopsy 3 [...]
By baileymkirshner • September 15, 2017
Last year I was working for an Americorps program in Sacramento. In the spring I noticed that my throat had gotten so large that I could not button my collar. I came to a graduation at USC for my brother-in-law in May and my parents noticed the difference. I [...]
By Tasha • September 12, 2017
I was sick with uncontrollable diabetes. I would puff up and my face would look like a strawberry. I got Cushing's disease. It affected my left leg and I kept falling. My bones deteriorated and I broke my ankle in 3 places. I was anxious [...]
By Betty • September 11, 2017
I came in worried as I was told there was a very high possibility I had cancer. Dr. Yeh was very warm and friendly. I trust him a lot and was very happy to have him as my doctor. I knew I was in good hands. [...]
By Lulu C • September 10, 2017
My calcium level was high. We monitored for a year - then decided something was up with my parathyroid. I scheduled surgery with Dr. Yeh as my husband had previously had surgery with Dr. Yeh. I had seen my husband's scar [...]
By Mike • September 9, 2017