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Milpitas, CA
A 27-year-old male asked:

What is a good treatment for calcium buildup in knee joints?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 50 years experience
Several things: Chodrocalcinosis is calcium deposits in the cartilage, which can cause pseudogout, a type of arthritis or rheumatism. It is now known to be associated with primary or secondary hyprparathyroidism, the latter most associated with vitamin d defiency. You need an evaluation by someone in rheumatology to both treat the condition and determine cause.
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