I had a parathyroidectomy 2.5mo ago, and all my symptoms disappeared except chronic right flank pain and low back pain.
My dexa was good, considering, I have Osteopenia borderline in my spine, and Osteopenia in both hips. I was on HRT's for the previous 5yrs which I believe helped, because by the time I discovered my condition, my calcium was 16, and had to be brought down by IV medication in the hospital. The Parathyroid Adenoma was 3.3gms!
SO, I know I've had this for a very long time.
I had an elevated WBC of 12,000 pre-op, and have maintained it even after surgery. I still have right flank pain and low back pain, and a feeling of swelling or fullness on occasion in my abdomen.
I'm worried about : pancreatitis
Adrenal issues and the like.
I can deal with the low back pain, but the constant elevated WBC and right flank pain have gone undiagnosed. I don't have a UTI or PYelo.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.