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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
44 years experience 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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Dr. Brendan Stack jr., md, facs, face
32 years experience Head and Neck Surgery
High calcium: High calcium, if from hyperparathyroidism and left untreated, places one at an increased risk for heart attack, stroke, osteoporosis, and renal failur ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
Yes you can: get a falsely high level of calcium due to different conditions, or simple lab error. If you repeat the test and it still shows high serum calcium, t ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Several!: Too much vitamin d with large calcium doses. But a tumor(s) of your parathyroid gland is a major concern. It ccan be primary of secondary. Also, frequ ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Fertel
32 years experience Emergency Medicine
Vegetables: Particularly, green leafy vegetables.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Calcium rich foods!: From highest to very high in order! cheese-milk-sesame seeds-tofu-almonds-flax seeds-greens-brocholli. Shoot for 1000mg/day!
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Calcium: Hyperparathyroidism, malignancy, excess vit d intake.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Parathyroid problem: Hypercalcemia is too much calcium in the blood.The main cause of hypercalcemia is overactivity in one or more of parathyroid glands in the neck near t ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darren Mack
12 years experience Urology
Lots: Hyperparathyroidism, paget's disease, renal tubular acidosis, genetic causes, cushing's disease, immobilization, excess calcium intake/viatmin d exces ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Most commonly: Depending on the cause, hi calcium (hypercalcemia) can cause bone fractures, kidney stones, depression, lack of motivation, various other psychologica ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
High Calcium Levels: There are several common causes of hypercalcemia (h). The most common is hyperparathyroidism, (hpt). These patients have a very low phosphorus as well ... Read More
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