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Hypercalcemia Elevated Blood Calcium Levels
Many things: Dehydration, increased serum levels of Albumin may give increased total calcium without any ill effects. Parathyroid adenoma or hyperplasia, renal disease, multiple myeloma, metastases in the bone are some of the other reasons. You should consult your doctor for a proper workup, if your calcium is abnormally elevated. ...Read more
Blood calcium levels above the normal range of 9-10.5 mg./dl. Can be due to excess skeletal calcium release, increase intestinal calcium absorption, or decrease renal calcium excretion. Some effects are; renal or biliary stones, bone pain, abdominal pain, ...Read more
Hypercalcemia: Blood calcium levels above the normal range of 9-10.5 mg./dl. Can be due to excess skeletal calcium release, increase intestinal calcium absorption, or decrease renal calcium excretion. Some effects are; renal or biliary stones, bone pain, abdominal pain, nausea/vomiting, polyurea, depression/anxiety/cognitive deficits/insomnia. ...Read more
Different things: Commonly, a slight anomaly in the calcium level could a machine error. In that case, its' prudent to repeat it. A little dehydration can cause the machine to read higher than normal levels. If there's excess parathyroid hormone, that can cause elevation, but usually the values are quite high. ...Read more
What does serum enzyme levels alkaline phosphate elevated 790.5 i had a blood test for my liver and my doctor told me this i had ultra sound done on my liver and it showed hypercalcemia 275.42 what does it mean?
Inconsistent info: The data you provided are not in the usual fomat and it is not feasible to provide an interpretation. Especially the calcium levels are likely not reported correctly. All tests need to be interpreted in the clinical context and you should discuss the results with the docor who ordered the tests as s/he has other information as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For hypercalcemia I have read that one should increase rather than decrease calcium. A little insight please?
High Calcium Levels: The most important part of your question is the word "hypercalcemia". You need to go to a physician to find out the cause of your high levels of calcium (hc). You need to be investigated for hyperparathyroidism and need to have metastatic cancers of the bone and breast, among others, ruled out. Patients with hyperthyroidism can have hc as well. Thiazides can also cause hc. See a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I know that hypercalcemia is calcium deficiency. Wondering what are the symptoms and why does the body get these symptoms?
Too much calcium: Hypocalcemia is too low a calcium and hypercalcemia is to high a calcium on lab tests. Symptoms of hypercalcemia are abdominal pain, constipation, kidney stones, nausea, vomiting, excessive urination and confusion. Symptoms of low calcium are cramps, tingling around the mouth, muscular irritability. The symptoms are related to calcium's key role in muscular contractions and function. ...Read more
Pth blood level was elevated. Ekg showing short qt interval. Does this mean my calcium blood level is too high?
I have constant headache with flank pain left sided pain, with constipation for days.Im taking calicum supplement could I have hypercalcemia?
Why does a baby of diabetic mother has hypercalcaemia i mean what's relationship between hyperinsulinemia and calcium level? How does insulin affect c
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