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calcium deficiency symptoms?

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Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 44 years experience
See answer : Early-stage calcium deficiency may not cause any symptoms but may include: brittle nails, dry skin, yellowing of teeth, muscle cramps, excessive eye twitching, weakness, and sweating in cold weather. Later stage deficiency symptoms include: muscle spasms, numbness and tingling in the hands, feet, and face, memory loss, depression, hallucinations, poor appetite, and abnormal heart rhythm.
Dr. Mohammed Shafi
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
OSTEOPOROSIS.: Calcium deficiency can lead to osteoporosis and bone weakness.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of calcium deficiency?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
Many.: Symptoms include muscle spasms, carpopedal spasm, facial grimacing, laryngeal spasm, seizure, and respiratory arrest. If it's long standing, papiledema and increased intracranial pressure develop. A patient could get irritated, with psychosis, intestinal cramps and malabsorption. Chvostek's (faial muscle spasm) and trosseau's (flexion of hand and forearm) are seen along with prolonged qt on ecg.
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What are the symptoms of calcium deficiency like?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
Musculoskeletal: Some symptoms of hypocalcemia, calcium deficiency, include pale skin calcium is also required for muscle contraction and relaxation, nerve and hormone function, and blood pressure regulation. , tiredness, muscle aches and twitches. Calcium deficiency in children leads to inadequate growth and bone deformity.
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A 20-year-old male asked:

Remedy for calcium deficiency.

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Clarify?: Serum calcium may be low for any of several reasons; i'm assuming normal albumin. Hypoparathyroidism and its kin are uncommon but lower the level despite plenty of calcium on board. Vegetarians may and people on other restricted diets may become calcium deficient, and some folks may not be able to absorb it. The physician who diagnosed it can tell you more. Good luck.
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A 31-year-old female asked:

What are remedy's for calcium deficiency?

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice 53 years experience
Tums (calcium carbonate): The average adult needs 1 gram of calcium per day. Calcium carbonate is ubiquitous and is a form of calcium that is readily absorbed. A good source of calcium carbonate is two Tums eaten each day.

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