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... at Tampa General Hospital. I was interested to hear from other parathyroid surgery patients. What type of improvements have you experiened? ... (10 replies)
... Unfortunetly, my parathyroid surgery wasn't successful. They removed three and one half of them. I'm still hypercalcemic. This surgery was performed in 2001. ... (10 replies)
... I don't believe your Parathyroid and Thyroid problems are releated. ... (17 replies)

... Any details re the surgery might be helpful........are you out of the woods and back to your old self? ... (80 replies)
... I'm new here, had 1 parathyroid adenoma removed 10 days ago. Still sooooo..... tired. ... (80 replies)
... ng about something called "Hungry Bones Syndrome." I am not sure if I understand this correctly but during Hyperparathyroidism the bones lose calcium because the parathyroid gland is always releasing parathyroid hormone. In essence the bones are being starved of calcium. ... (10 replies)
... That's great. Three months post-surgery in Tampa, where I was assured I was cured, and given a little photo of my tumour, I was very sick. My serum calcium was 10.9 and my PTH was 55 (highest levels of either I've ever had). Dr Norman swore at me a lot, said both those levels are perfectly normal (I still have the e-mail), I'm cured, and he won't waste more time on me. I... (80 replies)
... HI KIKI, Your above post was in January,, it's June now...... ... (80 replies)
... Thanks so much for your reply. It always make me feel better when I realize that I am not dealing with these issues alone. Certainly I am happy that I had the surgery done and I have nothing but praise for Dr. Norman. ... (10 replies)
... of patients have high PTH after surgery as the body readjusts itself so I am hoping that is the case and it will normalize. Are you still tired? ... (80 replies)
... I never thought to look or post on osteo board. I did once. I have ostepenia in my hips. ... (80 replies)
... y PTH level be tested and it was found to be elevated. I was finally sent to a specialist who put all my symptoms together. Unfortunately I am now almost 3 mos post surgery, my calcium level is normal yet my pth level, which was almost normal 2 days following surgery is climbing every time it is taken. ... (80 replies)
... I had the surgery done but the only thing that has changed is the energy level. After a week there's still bone pain, dizziness, can't concentrate etc. ... (80 replies)
... Well, went to the endo yesterday. Calcium levels are 10.6. Today I'm doing the 24 hr urine collection. Dr. is setting me up for a Sestamibi Scan. Looks like I'm going to be facing more surgery. Guess they think I have an extra gland or two lurking somewhere. I only have 1/2 of the original four left now. Not looking forward to more surgery, but I can't go on feeling like... (10 replies)
... Thanks for your response. I am happy to hear that things have improved. Did you have minimally invasive surgery or the full blown operation? ... (10 replies)
... I had my parathyroidectomy in early March at Tampa General by Dr. Norman. I had 2 issues clear up right after surgery. I use to have a lot of trouble with foot pain...that stopped. I also had this need to take deep breaths every day and that stopped. I had been depressed for several years. I actually felt much better about 6 days after the surgery. It was like a cloud... (10 replies)
... My PTH went up, but is still in high normal range, though it's higher than it was before surgery. Unfortunately, my calcium went up, too, way higher than normal range and hasn't come down - and we're almost at week eleven post-op. Sometimes your PTH will go up when your hormones are rebalancing, also if your calcium has dropped a lot, the good glands could be kicking in. ... (80 replies)
... Hi everyone, well the results of my MRI are that I have 2 herniated discs in my neck which evidently were aggrivated during the surgery. At any rate the pain in my arms has subsided considerably. Have been doing a lot of neck exercises and readjusting my work environment as therapy. Of course the 6 days on steriods helped a lot to reduce the inflamation. There's just a dull... (10 replies)
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Jul 12, 2008
... hing. I worry that if anything goes wrong like with vocal cords, or parathyroids it will be horrendous working things through with her.Those are the risks of the surgery to my understanding. So, I am hoping that the second opinion doc an oncology surgeon at the univ. ... (12 replies)
... I think it was two to three weeks to schedule the surgery after that was sorted, though. ... (104 replies)

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