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Parathyroid surgery recovery and risks

Is a parathyroid surgery out-patient? What is the recovery time? What are the risks?

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Getting Covid vaccine prior to parathyroid surgery

Hello! I'm planning on getting my Covid-19 vaccine before surgery but I'm a little nervous becaus...


Crazy with high calcium

Does a high level of calcium cause you to become crazy?


Is MGUS caused by parathyroid disease?

Hi Dr. Boone, Can hyperparathyroidism cause MGUS? If so, are you aware of any patients whose MGU...

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