calcium level

I was told I have hyperthyroid and referred to Dr. Livhits. My calcium level was high and in surgery Dr. Livhits found hyperparathyroid. I was in surgery for 3 1/2 hours. The surgery went really well- no swelling, no pain. Dr. Livhits did a great job and I am happy [...]

By VT • December 21, 2018

I had extreme fatigue. I am usually energetic but I found I needed naps. I am a nurse who was working 12 hour shifts but had to reduce it to 8 hours. My calcium level was high and so was my parathyroid level. I had osteoporosis. My endocrinologist said I [...]

By Baby nurse • September 6, 2018

I had a lump on the right side of my neck. My primary care physician made an appointment for me with an endocrinologist in Orange County. A biopsy was done and I was told that it was cancer and that it did not look good. We needed to move quickly. [...]

By CKFM • August 17, 2018

I had kidney stone surgery which went well. Then I had a growth on the back of my head - another operation. I developed an infection and tests were run. My calcium level was high indicating a problem. My parathyroid was enlarged. I met with Dr. Livhits. She did surgery [...]

By Senior • May 15, 2018

I came to UCLA for a kidney transplant. They discovered a problem with my parathyroid.l My calcium level was high and I ER vihad to keep going into the ER. They tried to control it with medications but it didn't prevent the problem. I agreed to surgery as I did [...]

By Nancy • May 4, 2018

I live in Las Vegas. My endocrinologist there told me my calcium level was high but said I could either wait and monitor it or have surgery. What I didn't know as the pros and cons were not really explained is that waiting could make the problem worse. As I [...]

By Jen • January 18, 2018

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 after the surgery and knew how good Dr. Yeh [...]

By Mike • September 9, 2017

I had hypercalcemia and low vitamin D for over 10 years. A year ago I went to see my endocrinologist who said my calcium level was dangerously high. An option to correct it was surgery. I was referred to Dr. Livhits and my thyroid was biopsied. Surgery was recommended. [...]

By eschill142 • August 7, 2017

I got my ears pierced on March 20. 2 days later, I was with the school nurse to have her help me clean the wounds. I felt dizzy and nauseous and the next thing I knew I was on the floor. I felt like I was asleep and I heard [...]

By saremihaniyeh • July 27, 2017

I went to the ER for kidney stones and the urologist, upon seeing the calcium level in my blood recommended I see an endocrinologist. After the endocrinologist reviewed my scan of my parathyroid he recommended I see Dr. Masha Livhits. Dr. Livhits did an ultrasound of my neck and was [...]

By parry • November 14, 2016