Diagnosis of hypoparathyroidism
While taking into consideration your symptoms, past neck surgery and family history:
1. Physical Exam
Your doctor may test you for signs and symptoms of hypocalcaemia.
2. Blood Tests
Your doctor may ask you to get a blood test to check your levels of calcium, phosphate, magnesium, vitamin D and parathyroid hormone.
3. Urine Tests
Your doctor may test your calcium levels in the urine to see how well your kidneys are working.