After a recently passed kidney stone tested as calcium phosphate my dr. suspected hyperparathyroidism. Here are the results of recent blood tests:
PTH - high (69 ng/L; lab normal 13-54)
Calcium - normal (2.35 mmol/L; lab normal 2.1-2.55)
Phosphate - normal (0.95 mmol/L; lab normal 0.8-1.5)
Vitamin D 25-Hydroxy - low (60.8 nmol/L; lab normals 80-200)
Thyroid ultrasound - normal
PTH - normal (35 ng/L; lab normal 13-54)
Calcium - high (2.58 mmol/l; lab normal 2.1-2.55)
Phosphate - low (0.61 mmol/L; lab normal 0.8-1.5)
Magnesium - normal (0.89 mmol/L; lab normal 0.65-1.05)
Albumin - normal (38 g/L; lab normal 33-48)
I also had a kidney stone in 2000 that tested positive for phosphate but because my calcium came back normal PTH wasn't tested. The April 14 tests is the first time my calcium and phosphate results have been abnormal.
Could I have had hyperparathyroidism since 2000? Is surgery the only way to deal with it? I am a singer/music teacher and the thought of something affecting my vocal chords distresses me. Is there a way to reduce the risk or further stones (and osteoporosis) without surgery?
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