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    Removal of parathyroid

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    If you have to have 1 parathyroid taken out because it’s benign. What will be the long-term effects?
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    Dr Jill Gamberg

    GP (General Practitioner)

    Dr Jill Gamberg graduated with Honours from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in 2007, after which she ... View Profile

    The complications that can occur after parathyroid surgery would have been discussed prior to your surgery with your surgeon. Assuming you have not had any complications when you had your parathyroid taken out, there should not be any long-term effects.

    You should follow up with your GP or surgeon for ongoing monitoring of your remaining parathyroid gland.

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