I Am Hypoparathyroid

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    What Hypoparathyroidism Means

    I had my thyroid removed due to thyroid cancer. I was told that one of the risks was removal of the parathyroids-but that this was a minor risk.   What has this meant? Well the first year after this happened I was really out of it. I found that...
    nomoreh1b nomoreh1b
    Feb 28, 2009


    I had my thyroid removed in September 2011. That was bad enough to live without a thyroid and finally after so many complications, an endicronoligist said I had no PTH readings.  So for the past 6 months i new i had a calcium deficiency but unaware I had no parathyoid glands...
    SHachey SHachey
    2 Responses Jul 17, 2011

    Life With Hypopapathyroidism

    Hi.  I have surgery onset HPTH for 3 yrs. now.  It's not always easy dealing with low calcium symptoms, but for the most part, I live a pretty normal life.  Just wanting to connect with others in my world.  Thanks.
    riccd riccd
    1 Response Jul 25, 2009
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