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I think I have a calcium deposit on on leg. It appears more apparent when standing. It doesn't hurt or even when i push on it. It is fluidly.?

I think I have a calcium deposit on on leg. It appears more apparent when standing. It doesn't hurt or even when i push on it. It is fluidly.?

Maybe a cyst?: Sebaceous cysts are over mistaken for a calcium deposit. Thee are benign and not a problem. However, if you speak with your physician it can usually be removed even in the office. Please make sure that you talk this over with your physician to make sure it is a cyst and nothing more. Good Luck. ...Read more

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I have several lumps (and keep noticing more) on my abs, legs and arms. I've also worked out a lot in my life. What could they be? Calcium deposits?

I have several lumps (and keep noticing more) on my abs, legs and arms.  I've also worked out a lot in my life.  What could they be? Calcium deposits?

Need more info: Depends on the lumps and how they feel on exam, as well as your history. With this information there simply is not enough to guide you. You should consider seeing a physician for full evaluation - both history and physical. ...Read more

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Can too much calcium cause calcium deposits in previous broken bones like legs?

Can too much calcium cause calcium deposits in previous broken bones like legs?

No: Dietary calcium if adequate is used normally. If excess, it is excreted. It is of no help[ to the bones if it is more than normal. ...Read more

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What are calcium deposits in the urine?

What are calcium deposits in the urine?

Sometimes the level: of calcium in the urine or blood is so high that it precipitates and forms deposits in the kidney called nephrocalcinosis. The is related to, but not the same as kidney stones. It can be caused by several genetic syndromes, hyperparathyroidism and vitamin D toxicity, certain meds, TB, renal tubular acidosis, etc. It is usually managed by treated the underlying condition. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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What are calcium deposits on the lungs?

What are calcium deposits on the lungs?

Old infection?: This can happen after an infection. Most commonly, histoplasmosis, which can be asymptomatic. The calcifications occur after infection is gone. Old tuberculosis can have calcifications as well. The lining of the lung (pleura) can also have calcifications (plaques) from asbestos exposure. ...Read more

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Do you handle calcium deposits around the hip?

Do you handle calcium deposits around the hip?

yes I do : Some times a cortisone injection is helpful in general i would stay away from any calcium supplement except calcium citrate which should not increase the risk of kidney stones or heterotopic calcifications. ...Read more

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What is the medical name of calcium deposits in muscle tissue?

What is the medical name of calcium deposits in muscle tissue?

Calcium deposits.: They can be called calcium deposits, calcification so, calcification myosotis, metastatic calcification, or even in extreme cases calciphylaxis. ...Read more

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Problems arising from calcium deposits on child's optic nerve?

Problems arising from calcium deposits on child's optic nerve?

ON Drusen: Optic nerve head drusens are common and cause some visual field defect in some, but more often than not, it is benign. Not much one can do anyway. Follow our ophthalmologist recommendation as they have more details. ...Read more