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What is the cause of hypercalcemia?

What is the cause of hypercalcemia?

Causes of Hypercal: Causes are divided into outpatients and in patients. In Outpatients the most common cause is Hyperparathyroidism. In inpatients, the most common cause is metastatic cancer to the bones. There are other causes such as medication, vitamin d overdose, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles A Bryant
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High Calcium Levels In Blood (Definition)

Defining a high level depends on the normal range of the laboratory measuring the calcium level. There is variability. Commonly a high value is greater than 10.5 mg/dl. However some patients may have fluctuating values ...Read more


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Is high cholesterol associated with hypercalcemia?

Is high cholesterol associated with hypercalcemia?

No.: Separate systems are controlling your calcium and cholesterol levels, no association. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment of hypercalcemia and hyperphosphatemia?

Treatment: I do not have enough space to answer your two questions. For the treatment of hyperphosphatemia go to this link: http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/241185-treatment for the treatment of hypercalcemia, g to this link: http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/240681-treatment the treatment of each will depend on its cause. ...Read more

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What are your treatment options for hypercalcemia and hyperphosphatemia?

What are your treatment options for hypercalcemia and hyperphosphatemia?

Need more info: Hi. You've given us no information except hypercalcemia and hyperphosphatemia. If you could give us kidney function, drugs, any relevant lab and/or clinical findings (e.g., PTH, 1,25-dihydroxy D, etc), we may be able to help. Good luck! ...Read more

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Hi. I just got some tests back saying I have hypercalcemia and hyperparathyroid. I am being sent to and endocrinologist. What should I expect?

Hi. I just got some tests back saying I have hypercalcemia and hyperparathyroid. I am being sent to and endocrinologist. What should I expect?

What to expect: The endocrinologist should review and confirm your labs. The may do or refer you for an ultrasound. Additional imaging such as spect ct sestamibi or 4 d ct will be ordered. Ultimately, you will be referred to a surgeon. Check on his or her experience. Should do at least 50 of these cases a year. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of pcos and hypercalcemia?

What are the symptoms of pcos and hypercalcemia?

Odd question: These two conditions are not related in any way that I can see. PCOS is a complex syndrome with irregular menses, abdomen obesity, insulin resistance, hirsutism, excess androgens. Hypercalcemia is often asymptomatic, but there can be kidney stones, osteopenia, bone pain. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the health risks of the condition hypercalcemia?

What are the health risks of the condition  hypercalcemia?

High calcium risks: Hypercalcemia (h) can lead to: excessive thirst, excessive urination, nausea, abdominal pain, decreased appetite, constipation, vomiting, bone pain, fractures, mental confusion, kidney stones, stomach ulcers. There are no benign causes of h. See a physician for a diagnosis and a treatment plan if you have h. Height loss bowed shoulders curvature of the spine. ...Read more

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How do hypercalcemia and hypercalcemia of malignancy differ?

How do hypercalcemia and hypercalcemia of malignancy differ?

Definition: Hypercalcemia refers to high calcium levels in the blood. It can occur from multiple reasons including increased intake, medications like hctz, (hydrochlorothiazide) parathyroid hormone excess, cancers. When it happens from cancers, it is called "hypercalcemia of malignancy". ...Read more

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Can calcium pyruvate lead to hypercalcemia?

Can calcium pyruvate lead to hypercalcemia?

No: Any calcium product taken in large amounts can increase calcium levels in susceptible people. Pyruvate is the major component of calcium pyruvate. Large amounts of the supplement is likely to cause nausea instead of high calcium. ...Read more

Dr. Lauren Phillips
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Excess Pregnancy Fluid (Definition)

Polyhydramnios is a condition where there is too much amniotic ...Read more