How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. David Your Own Question
Dr. David
Dr. David, Other
Category: Endocrinology
Satisfied Customers: 45954
Experience:  Experienced physician, undergraduate studies at MIT, studied Engineering, qualified to answer your questions.
Type Your Endocrinology Question Here...
Dr. David is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

My PTH has been running upwards of 150+. In August it was

Customer Question

My PTH has been running upwards of 150+. In
August it was 192 after having the right lower parathyroid removed in May due to a mass. What should I do next?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

This is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

it sounds like your parathyroid hormone levels are still high

you can have up to 4 parathyroid glands in your neck next to your thyroid gland.

you may need to have another surgery to remove the other 3 parathyroid glands in your neck.

you may have to travel to a larger academic medical center to consult with a endocrine surgeon who can do your surgery

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
That confirms an online answer from Dr Jim Norman in Tampa. Thanks,
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

you are welcome

let me know if you have other questions.

if done for now, please leave positive rating of 3-5 stars so I can get credit for helping you today

we only get credit for helping clients after positive feedback

you can always reach me directly with "a question for Dr. David" in the medicine or oncology categories if you have other questions

here is my website if you need to reach me:

Thanks for using