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I am Mysticdoc, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
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Low vitamin D level should not cause elevated calcium and PTH levels.
Your PTH levels are mildly elevated.
I was asking for and endcrinologist.I hope you can help.
This suggests the likelihood of primary hyperparathyroidism.
Please read above.
Given the possibility of the primary hyperparathyroidism, you should consider a parathyroid scan ( sestamibi scan) to locate any ademnoma or hyperfunctioning gland
Hence, it is better to seek a second opinion from a reputed center specializing in parathyroid gland disorder.
I have read loading up on D3 could hurt me.I called and ordered my scan,she refused.I am looking for a new Endo.
Yes you are correct
this in fact can worsen your hypercalcemia.
That is why you need the scan and a different endo or a better center
I live in AZ any centers you could recommend.I know the scan is difficult and we have just the local labs.
That I am aware of.
Mayo clinic will be better
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