My blood report reads: Calcium 10.4, PTH 85.3, Vitamin D is 58.5, Albumin 5, Calcium Ionized 5.19. I am 58 years old.
I have stopped taking 5000mg of Vitamin D, tho my doctor said I should have an MRI to see which thyroid needs to be removed. Does this make sense? Thank you very much.
Thanks for writing. Your blood tests indicate that you have primary hyperparathyroidism. You have a calcium level that is high for your age, with a high PTH.
Most of the time, primary hyperparathyroidism is caused by a benign parathyroid tumor, or adenoma. The treatment for this is removal of the parathyroid tumor. Sometimes, imaging can show which parathyroid gland is diseased. Your doctor...