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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Mcadams
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Calcium level: There are many causes of Hypercalcemia, mult myeloma is only one of them. You measured calcium is only borderline high (by our lab reference range), ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: Decrease in Albumin leads to reduction in calcium, not an increase. There are other causes of increased calcium and myeloma is unlikely at your age. Y ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Myeloma is one of many possible causes for anemia but GI issues also need to be eliminated. The high calcium can also be associated with myeloma but a ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Could be okay...: This test report could be normal for you and it is hard to jump into a diagnosis of multiple myeloma based on this set of lab report. To put all piece ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Numbers are numbers: Lab results are numbers, and numbers are just numbers. They have little meaning without looking at the whole person. One's primary care doctor can rev ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: The ccp antibody is a more specific test for ra. 20-25% of people with RA have a negative rheumatoid factor. The protein electrophoresis is an importa ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Urine test: A urine electrophoresis looking for bence jones protein can help, to rule out multiple myeloma.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Myeloma Foundation: Check out the international myeloma foundation web site: <a href="<a href="http://myeloma.Org/main.Action" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://myel ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Only if fracture +: Not everybody who has myeloma will have fracture when diagnosed. Yes, myeloma will involve the bone and there would be increased risk for fracture- ho ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Unknown/MGUS: The exact cause of multiple myeloma is not known. Myeloma is almost always (?Always) preceded by monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (m ... Read More

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