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Old 04-16-2008, 05:29 PM   #1
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Question low calicum ?? parathyroid problems

Hi all!! I am looking for anyone who can shed some light on this.... Long story made short. I had 1/2 thyroid out in 2006, benign nodule. Easy, quick recovery. Two months later, started fatigue, palpatations... next had severe reflux. Diagnosed with H pylori/took several rounds antibiotics to get rid of it. Also started weight loss, no appetite, anxiety, tachycardia, chest pain, fatigue, tremors, muscle spasms. Found low calcium, low vitamin D. Treated / recheck had normal labs. Developed SVT ( cardiac arrythmia for unknown cause), failed ablation, continued weight loss, repeated low magnesium, potassium levels. Thought is was malabsorption... all GI tests are negative. More weight loss ( total of over 40 lbs.)severe fatigue ,spasms, tremors, chest pain, low PTH ( low calcium 9, normal range 12-65). Any ideas... I see lots of post with High calcium.... Endocrinologist ( with great reputation)checked TSH- it was 1.4- very normal he said. Said checking T3, T4, antibodies "UNNECESSARY", not a thyroid problem, but is checking adrenal function which I am guessing is normal. I have followup next week but he said he would call immediately if it was abnormal. Please, if anyone can shed some light on this subject... what to ask. I go to my family Dr. tomorrow...

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