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July 20th, 2017

Thyroid Cancer Manifested as Overall Discomfort

By iamjustingray iamjustingray

Before I found out about my thyroid cancer I thought I was going through depression – I felt very moody and lethargic, finding myself napping at 9:30am. My wife began to notice these changes and was confused, because I’m normally not the type of person to feel down and tired all the time. I was […]

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Tags: bronchitis, chest infection, depression, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, Endocrine Center, endocrinology, fine needle biopsy, leukemia, patient stories, swollen lymph node, thyroid cancer


July 19th, 2017

Trust

By mayberrydee mayberrydee

I was very nervous about the diagnosis of a nodule on my thyroid at first. In your head you can imagine a lot of things, but I’m glad to say that the actual process was easier than I expected. I received 3 biopsies over a span of a month with my previous doctor, because each […]

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Tags: biopsies, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, Endocrine Center, endocrine specialist, endocrinology, patient stories, thyroid, ultrasound


July 11th, 2017

Weathered the Storm

By cory cory

My words to others is – it gets better, It was a challenge and the unfamiliar and unknown can be scary. The process was rough. I didn’t see or feel a lump and barely knew what a thyroid was. I just had a minor sore throat. My regular doctor gave me some antibiotics and said […]

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Tags: biopsy, cancer, cancerous, CT scan, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrinologist, ENT, lymph node, patient stories, radioactive iodine, sore throat, support system


July 10th, 2017

Yeah for Dr.Yeh

By glaabfamily glaabfamily

I was going through many tests to see if a nodule was benign, I kept being told it was suspicious. A friend referred me to Dr. Yeh. I set up an appointment. An ultrasound determined my parathyroid had entered into my thyroid. Because of his expertise, Dr. Yeh was able to find this. A few […]

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Tags: allergies, Dr. Michael Yeh, neck pain, nodule, parathyroid, patient stories, thyroid, thyroid removal, TMJ


June 28th, 2017

It started with a Kidney Stone

By akatrikh akatrikh

It all started with recurrent kidney stones. My kidney specialist was giving me medications to lower my calcium levels, however this was masking the hidden parathyroid problem that was creating the high levels of Calcium. When I visited Dr. Yeh, I was diagnosed with primary hyperparathyroidism. I had no idea I had this condition because […]

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Tags: calcium levels, Dr. Michael Yeh, kidney specialist, kidney stones, lower calcium levels, parathyroid problem, patient stories, primary hyperparathyroidism


June 26th, 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


June 23rd, 2017

Parathyroidectomy Experience

By paulgomes paulgomes

So this was my first experience any surgery at all and I was pretty apprehensive of the whole process going in, but Dr.Yeh was very comforting and reassured me that the procedure was relatively painless and would be very affective and long term enhance my lifestyle. My procedure was a parathyroidectomy. I went into surgery […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, parathyroidectomy, patient stories


June 21st, 2017

My Experience after Parathyroidectomy

By robbmarcia robbmarcia

I was diagnosed with a parathyroid adenoma, in which one of the growth hormones in my parathyroid glands was highly elevated. If the levels raised too high, it could eventually lead to kidney problems. I’ve been having yearly physicals and recognized that my levels of Calcium have been high for the past 3 years. Leading […]

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Tags: A1 treatment, abnormal heartbeats, blood tests, calcium, Dr. Micheal Yeh, EKG, endocrinologist, growth hormones, kidney problems, parathyroid adenoma, parathyroid glands, patient stories


June 20th, 2017

Depending on your voice and thyroid cancer risks

By lorennah2002 lorennah2002

I sing professionally so taking care of my vocal chords is very important to me. I had thyroid cancer and the risk of surgery was very critical for me. I was also concerned about the potential scar on my neck. Both turned out to be fabulous. You can’t see the scar and I am regaining […]

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Tags: cancer, patient stories, professional singer, sing, surgery for thyroid cancer, telecommunications, thyroid cancer, vocal chords


June 16th, 2017

Quick and simple

By mlg22 mlg22

I found out I had high calcium levels in my blood. I wanted to find the best doctor and was referred to Dr. Yeh. I had an operation that would help prevent osteoporosis or osteopenia. It was quick and simple. The operation itself only took 20 -30 minutes although with prep time I was there […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Yeh, high calcium levels, osteopenia, osteoporosis, patient stories