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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Cells & bone health: Calcium is an important element for bone strength (preventing osteoporosis and hip fractures) and important for basic cell function (as an electrolyte ... Read More
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Yes, 11.2 is a high level of calcium for a baby. http://tinyurl.com/m7jayop please talk with your pediatrician about this.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
20 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
For a lot of reasons: Calcium plays a vital role in body function. It regulates muscle contraction, nerve conduction and bone health among others.
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Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Milk: Milk dairy products.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
About 9.0-10.5 mg/dL: The normal range for calcium in plasma is about 9.0-10.5 mg/dl.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Calcium is important: In your diet but it will not allow you to grow taller then heredity dictates.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Eat dairy: Eating a healthy diet that include dairy products like milk and cheese will help. Can supplement with calcium if needed.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Calcium supplements: Young males may not need calcium supplements at all. Ask your doctor to do a bone density exam, and check your blood levels to determine need, as exc ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
Multiple causes: High calcium in blood is a marker of something metabolically wrong. It can be anything from dehydration, to parathyroid disorder or some cancers. Ther ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Turck
16 years experience in Pharmacology
Essential: Calcium is a mineral that plays an important role in bone health. Calcium is also needed in proper functioning of the heart (to keep it beating), musc ... Read More

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