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Have hyperparathyroidism. Does Hypercalcemia have any consequences when undergoing Anaesthesia?

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Does Hypercalcemia have any consequences when undergoing a General Anaesthetic?
Does Hypercalcemia have any consequences regarding wound healing? I have been diagnosed with Primary Hyperparathyroidism.
Posted Wed, 3 Jul 2013 in Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
Answered by Dr. Shehzad Topiwala 6 hours later
In general, primary hyperparathyroidism and hypercalcemia do not pose a direct threat during general anesthesia and in the context of wound healing.

It is important though to ensure good hydration to prevent a sudden sharp rise in the blood calcium levels. This can be XXXXXXX Typically around the time of surgery, the surgical team hydrates the patient well with fluids through the veins. In your instance you can specifically remind them of this condition so they can monitor your calcium closely
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