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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Correct: Corrected calcium levels are more accurate as they take into account other electrolyte levels in your system as all of these things have bearing on yo ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Grieco
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: A separate ionized calcium test is done if you have factors that increase or decrease total calcium levels. It is the ionized calcium that is the tru ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
41 years experience Endocrinology
No: The initial studies indicated that women after menopause who take calcium and vit d will have better bone density and fewer fractures than women who d ... Read More
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Dr. Chaitanya Mamillapalli
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: calcium and vitamin D supplementation when taken in recommended quantities are important in treatment and prevention of osteoporosis. please review in ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
35 years experience Internal Medicine
No : As you know multivitamins contain both-iron and calcium.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mann
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Dont eat before bed: Do not eat 3-4 hrs prior to bedtime. See other post concerning sleep hygiene. If still having trouble, consider over-the-counter meds lcontaining me ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Vitamin D: Your doctor can prescribe you Vitamin D which comes in much higher doses than you would get from a multiple vitamin.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fietsam
35 years experience Thoracic Surgery
A bit high.: Normal Ionized Ca levels are 1.1 to 1.35 mmol/liter. 2.32 is elevated. Knowing the total calcium level would be very helpful. High ionized calcium ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Not automatic: It varies by lab but at our facility the calcium is NOT adjusted for Albumin automatically and must be calculated. Generally, an adjusted calcium in t ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Would not worry but: You are probably fine and just need to be followed. Since the corrected calcium (I suspect this is ionized calcium) is OK this is not an urgent pr ... Read More
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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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High calcium: This is slightly high. It can crystallize on blood vessels and organs and skin. Cause must be determined. Possibilities are malignancy, immobilizatio ... Read More
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