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hi doctor, my mum had total thyroidectomy 5 days ago. yesterday she had numbness for both hands and legs and she got tetany.she went to the...

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I have gone through your question and it seems that her symptoms were due to impending tetany which has now been corrected. The residual...

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What happens when your muscles get dehydrated

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Brief Answer:
you can have cramps and spasm

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your query.
I want to tell you that water is must for muscle...

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My wife at the age of 58. She is patient of hypocalcemia and taking calcium carbonate supplement daily dose 2-3 gms Ca. Since last 4 years. But it...

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Hello Minas,

I understand your concern for your wife. Your wife's serum calcium is in the low normal range. If for some reason she hyperventilates...

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