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Can a person just go to a surgeon without referral to get

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Can a person just go to a surgeon without referral to get the help not sure if the dr I am seeing is treating me correctly
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 9 months ago.

Hi there,

That depends on your insurance.

However your doctor can order following tests to send a well informed referral:

1. 24 hour urine calcium level--normal or lower excretion seen in primary hyperparathyroidism.

2. a 99 Tchnitium scan to localize parathyroid adenomas.

Best wishes