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Parathyroid Disease Symptoms

Many times, parathyroid disease does not have symptoms in the early stages. When it does have symptoms, they vary from person to person. If you have symptoms, they will depend on the type of disorder you have.

Hyperparathyroidism Symptoms

  • Low energy
  • Feeling tired (fatigue)
  • Loss of appetite
  • Muscle weakness
  • Bone or joint pain
  • Constipation
  • Anxiety or depression
  • Kidney stones
  • Bone loss
  • Broken bones
  • Hypertension

Parathyroid Cancer Symptoms

  • A lump in the neck
  • Difficulty speaking or swallowing
  • Muscle weakness
  • Sudden increase in blood calcium levels (hypercalcemia)
  • Fatigue, drowsiness
  • Urinating more than usual, which may cause you to be dehydrated and very thirsty
  • Bone pain and broken bones
  • Kidney stones
  • Constipation
  • Depression
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Loss of appetite

Hypoparathyoidism Symptoms

  • Numbness, tingling
  • Muscle cramps or spasms

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