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Suggest treatment for hypothyroid and tumor

yes my friend wife has Hypothroid ...Doctor in Florida is only Doctor to remove tumors and take biopsy on four section behind thyroid .........Atena will not pay for procedure ....Calsium is going directly into bloodstream .........any suggestions.......Sorry my spellimg is lousy
Tue, 29 Dec 2015
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Hi,Thanks for consulting at HCM.
Yes,parathyroid tumour mostly a benign one can cause this.Sometimes a thyroid cancer causes this.You need to have her ft4,TSH,s.PTH and calcitonin levels and a Scan to locate parathyroid tumour before going blindly for surgery.
Hope it satisfies you.May she Get well soon.
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