endocrine surgery

I've found a lump in my throat for maybe about 6-7 years and I wanted to get it checked to get it removed as I ...

By Happy Patient • October 26, 2016

My doctor and I had been in the "watchful waiting" mode for 10 years, monitoring the levels of PTH and calcium in my blood. The ...

By jprovisor • October 10, 2016

A routine blood draw ordered by my hormone doctor showed I had an elevated calcium level. This led the doctor to test the level of ...

By rpodway • October 10, 2016

After a year of doctor visits, procedures and worrying I got the great news I am cancer free. A little over a year ago, I ...

By bserna • September 13, 2016

Thanks to a friend who said, "Hey what's the matter with your neck?" I saw my PCP and then started going through the battery of ...

By e.cross74 • September 13, 2016

For a couple of years I had a mass growing in my neck, that I wasn't really aware of , but my mom and friends ...

By loera.nena • September 13, 2016

In my 20s my thyroid was enlarged so they just watched it for years. Eventually, my thyroid levels were rising , but not dangerously so. ...

By kwacm2k • September 12, 2016

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 ...

By gicky211 • September 12, 2016

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 ...

By mpoussin • August 17, 2016

This story was submitted by an anonymous patient. MY STORY: I’m a 51 year old mother, business owner and speaker. During a check up ...

By uclahealth • August 3, 2016