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Should a person with pseudogout avoid taking calcium supplements?

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Dr. John Goldman answered

Specializes in Rheumatology

No, calcium is a hea: No, calcium is a health decision. Pseudogout is associated with increased deposition of calcium pyrophosphate dehydrate deposition in your cartilage, soft tissues, etc. If your body need calcium and you are not ingesting enough, your body will take it from your bones. Calcium suppleemts is not known to provoke pseudogout.

Answered 2/9/2020

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