Hyperparathyroidism

What is Hyperparathyroidism?

A condition due to an increase in the secretion of the parathyroids, causing elevated serum calcium, decreased serum phosphorus, and increased excretion of both calcium and phosphorus, calcium stones and sometimes generalized osteitis fibrosa cystica.

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Can hyperparathyroidism cause an increase in dental cavities. My calcium level has been between 10.5 and 11.0 for the last 6 years and the...

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Hyperparathyroidism will drain the calcium from bones and teeth to your blood. That is the...

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My last blood test reflected elevated calcium level. What causes this?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Hyperparathyroidism is the commonest cause.

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Elevated calcium level is called as...

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Why does hyperparathyroidism cause GERD

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Increased blood calcium is the cause

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Increased parathyroid hormone induces increased...

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