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My friend went to a doctor, who said she has + chovstek&trousseau sign. But the doctor could not tell b/c she's not hypocalcemic? What should I do?
Calcium(ca) 10, pth 37, vitamin d 17.Okay to supplement with d?I keep making the trousseau hand thing but my fingers aren't stuck.Why?My ca is normal
Go ahead: But do not take too much, i would start with only 400 u a day and repeat ca and vit d levels. ...Read more
High liver gpt, high bilirubin and twitches
i did the chvostek sign and half my face twitched, i see my doctor tomorrow any ideas what this might be?
?cirrhosis: Could be related to calcium abnormalities;like hypoparathyroidism, vitamin d deficiency or kidney failure, low magnesium levels as well. Hyperventilation can also cause chovostek sign so if you are freaking out over this try to relax.. Since cirrhosis can cause abnormalities of vitamin d metabolism which in turn affects calcium that might connect the dots. Pancreatitis possible but usually painful. ...Read more
(Trousseau Sign: There are two different trousseau signs. One may be seen in a patient with low calcium. (trousseau sign of latent tetany) a blood pressure cuff on the arm is inflated (> systolic blood pressure) x 3 minutes. This can cause spasm in the forearm & hand (the silhouette looks a bit like a swan’s head and neck). ...Read more