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calcium deposits in children

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Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Sometimes the level: of calcium in the urine or blood is so high that it precipitates and forms deposits in the kidney called nephrocalcinosis. The is related to, but not ... Read More

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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually granulomas: Calcifications seen on chest chest xray are common - often old granulomas, or lymph nodes that were involved in an infection long in the past, that ha ... Read More
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Dr. Amy Levine
23 years experience Radiology
Old infection?: This can happen after an infection. Most commonly, histoplasmosis, which can be asymptomatic. The calcifications occur after infection is gone. Old ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is unlikely that you have calcium deposits in just your scalp. What makes you say so? Do you have any symptoms? It is not feasible to provide a mea ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Think again: That is extremely unlikely. Have a doctor take a look if you are concerned.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
18 years experience General Practice
Consult your doctor: I recommend that you visit your local family physician as to the specifics of your question as it is about a health exchange between the physician and ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne St.hill
43 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: This question would be better answered by a surgeon specializing in this area.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
26 years experience Internal Medicine
WHERE?: Need a little more info, be more specific.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
Several things: Ulcers, necrosis or death of ski cells and infections.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Calcium deposit???: On wound? I'm afraid I don't know what you mean by this. Neosporin is an antibiotic that can help prevent infection in wounds, but I don't think tha ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends on where: Calcium deposit is usually from another disease condition often associated with inflammation. If that's the case, controlling or preventing the infla ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
yes I do : Some times a cortisone injection is helpful in general i would stay away from any calcium supplement except calcium citrate which should not increase ... Read More

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