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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.
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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
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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Cyst: Could be a cyst. Surgical excision is the approach.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Calcinosis: I believe that the term for this condition is called calcinosis.. Google it for confirmation,however.
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 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Lelvowitz
27 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: Need more info. Calcium deposits most commonly related to gout. Gout often related to too much protein in the diet and how your body breaks down p ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Uncommon: One must distinguish calcium deposits in the liver (not common) from deposits in the blood vessels going into the liver (rare), or calcium in the gall ... Read More
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