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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
It depends: It depends on the cause. Most people with high calcium levels should see their doctor.

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
Hypercalcemia: Has a number of causes the most common of which is over-active parathyroid gland(s). Kidney compromise and diet(milk alkali syndrome-rare) are other ... Read More
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
8.5to10.4: Nrmal Calcum level is 8.5to10.4 mgm/deciliter Your level is high normal Hyperparathyroidism is when parathyroid gland produces too much hormone and th ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
Increase.: Parathyroid hormone helps maintain a normal level of calcium in the blood. If there is too little the calcium falls. If there is too much produced b ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
K2: Consider vitamin k2.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Fero
30 years experience Medical Oncology
Phytic acid: ... Is present in whole grains and can bind minerals making them unavailable for absorption. Contrary to what you might expect phytic acid consumption ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
If you are: Referring to ca++ intake in the diet in the face of high blood levels the answer is one would stop any ca++ supplements, but major dietary changes are ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
2nd, 3rd trimesters.: Total serum calcium levels decrease during pregnancy corresponding to plasma volume increase and Albumin concentration decline, however the active or ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Not usually: Unless there is something else going on, most people with hypothyroidism will have normal calcium levels. Hypoparathyroidism (low function of the par ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Endocrinologist: The question is why? We all have calcium deposited in our bones. That is normal. Otherwise, it must be addressed.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Usually no effect: One must be extremely deficient in vitamin d3 and parathyroid hormone, or calcium itself, to have serum calcium actually go low as a result. Intoxicat ... Read More

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