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what are some symptoms of para-hypothyroidism

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what are some symptoms of para-hypothyroidism?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Edward Johnson replied 7 years ago.

Hypoparathyroid disease is suspected if you have three or more of the following symptoms:



  • Abdominal pain
  • Brittle nails
  • Cataracts
  • Dry hair
  • Dry, scaly skin
  • Muscle cramps
  • Muscle spasms called tetany (can affect the larynx, causing breathing difficulties)
  • Pain in the face, legs, and feet
  • Seizures
  • Tingling lips, fingers, and toes
  • Weakened tooth enamel (in children)

Additional symptoms may include:

  • Decreased consciousness
  • Delayed or absent tooth formation
  • Hand or foot spasms
  • Painful menstruation