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could hypothyroidism cause high calcium in blood or its just hyperthyroid?

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Dr. Chaitanya Mamillapalli
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Extremely rare: Hypothyroidism does not cause high blood calcium levels by itself. Very rarely hypothyroidism can be associated with autoimmune adrenal disease and a small group of patients with auto immune adrenal disease can have hypercalcemia.
Answered on Apr 15, 2014

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