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what are the health risks of the condition hypercalcemia?

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Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
High calcium risks: Hypercalcemia (h) can lead to: excessive thirst, excessive urination, nausea, abdominal pain, decreased appetite, constipation, vomiting, bone pain, fractures, mental confusion, kidney stones, stomach ulcers. There are no benign causes of h. See a physician for a diagnosis and a treatment plan if you have h. Height loss bowed shoulders curvature of the spine.

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What causes hypercalcemia in a diabetic patient?

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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Nothing directly: That would be a separate problem and can be caused by many things - hyperparathyroidism being the most common. Others include the use of thiazides (a type of water pill), sarcoidosis, excess vitamin d intake and certain cancers.
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What is the cause of hypercalcemia?

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Dr. Alok Agrawal
Nephrology and Dialysis 34 years experience
Several: It could be increased usage of some medications like ca, vit d supplements, diuretics like hydrochlorothiazide. It can also be seen in some cancers or a condition of over activity of hyperparathyroid gland. Some conditions in the body can cause increased vit d activation.
A 36-year-old member asked:

Help please! could diabetic militus caused hypercalcemia?

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Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Calcium and diabetes: Diabetes does not cause hypercalcemia (h). The most common causes of h are hyperparathyroidism and malignancy. For a more detailed and complete list of the causes of h go to this link: http://www.Aafp.Org/afp/2003/0501/p1959.Html.
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What are your treatment options for hypercalcemia and hyperphosphatemia?

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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Need more info: Hi. You've given us no information except hypercalcemia and hyperphosphatemia. If you could give us kidney function, drugs, any relevant lab and/or clinical findings (e.g., PTH, 1,25-dihydroxy D, etc), we may be able to help. Good luck!

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