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Doctor insights on: Slightly Elevated Calcium In Blood

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I have slightly elevated blood calcium so what could cause this?

I have slightly elevated blood calcium so what could cause this?

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

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I have slightly elevated blood calcium. Tell me what could cause this?

I have slightly elevated blood calcium. Tell me what could cause this?

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

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Elevated calcium in blood? I'm worried because I had a recent abnormal pap (normal one in 2012) can cervical cancer progress that quickly?

Elevated calcium in blood? I'm worried because I had a recent abnormal pap (normal one in 2012) can cervical cancer progress that quickly?

Likely unrelated: You should pursue gynecological care for the Pap smear. The calcium should be rechecked. If persistently elevated, you should have a biochemical screen for primary hyperparathyroidism which would consist of pth, 25 hydroxyl vitamin D, mag, phos, and creatinine. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: elevated blood calcium?

What is the definition or description of: elevated blood calcium?

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

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If one is D3 deficient in presence of mildly elevated calcium less than 10.4, can D3 reduce blood calcium values? What other nutrients can help?

If one is D3 deficient in presence of mildly elevated calcium less than 10.4, can D3 reduce blood calcium values? What other nutrients can help?

Vitamin D: A calcium of 10.4 or around that is a higher level. If one supplements with D3, or cholecalciferol, this can actually elevate your calcium levels. There are multiple players within this axis including, the parathyroid hormone, calcium, phosphorous, albumin and Vitamin D. Please see your doctor where you can have a full work-up and avoid supplements until doing so. ...Read more

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What does an elevated calcium and protein test mean in a routine physical blood test?

What does an elevated calcium and protein test mean in a routine physical blood test?

Several possibles: These tests need to lead to other tests including a serum electrophoresis and other studies to determine why both are elevated. ...Read more

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Pth blood level was elevated. Ekg showing short qt interval. Does this mean my calcium blood level is too high?

Pth blood level was elevated. Ekg showing short qt interval. Does this mean my calcium blood level is too high?

Maybe: Hypercalcemia can cause a short qt interval but the best way to answer the question is to measure blood calcium. High PTH could also be a consequence of vitamin d defieciency and kidney failure. ...Read more

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I recently had a calcium scan and my calcium score was zero. The doctor told me to cut my Lipitor from 80 mg to 40 mg and to stop taking my zodiac. I am not on blood pressure medicine, but my blood pressure has been slightly elevated lately?

I recently had a calcium scan and my calcium score was zero. The doctor told me to cut my Lipitor from 80 mg to 40 mg and to stop taking my zodiac. I am not on blood pressure medicine, but my blood pressure has been slightly elevated lately?

Zodiacs: Well there are many meanings for zodiac I'm not sure what you mean by it. At 69 with a calcium score of zero that's good news. The slightly elevated bp is meaningless without numbers. If it isn't above 140 at rest systolic that's good. Not sure what you're asking with the? ...Read more

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Blood work on Evan shows elevated B12, RBC, Neutrophils, Monocytes, Calcium and low sodium. He has autoimmmune Celiac, ulcers?

Blood work on Evan shows elevated B12, RBC, Neutrophils, Monocytes, Calcium and low sodium. He has autoimmmune Celiac, ulcers?

Evan, etc: Evan is a combination of autoimmune hemolytic anemia and immune thrombocytopenia. Though unknown cause in most cases, it is also commonly associated with other autoimmune disorders such as SLE or blood malignancies. B12 can be elevated commonly in these conditions. Celiac is an autoimmune disease. ...Read more

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Have diagnosis of pcos, hypothyroid, venous insufficiency. 2 blood test in 6mths show elevated WBC and calcium and ck serum of 20. What could cause?

Have diagnosis of pcos, hypothyroid, venous insufficiency. 2 blood test in 6mths show elevated WBC and calcium and ck serum of 20. What could cause?

Talk to your doctor.: A combination of knowing your health history, performing a physical exam, and performing/reviewing lab results would be best in helping you in this situation. The best thing to do is see your doctor. ...Read more

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Bone pain (hip, groin, knee, and now heel, both wrists, right shoulder). Elevated pth, calcium in 24 hour urine, negative scan, normal calcium blood?

Bone pain (hip, groin, knee, and now heel, both wrists, right shoulder). Elevated pth, calcium in 24 hour urine, negative scan, normal calcium blood?

Rheumatologist: I recommend you see a rheumatologist for evaluation of tour joint complaints. A rheumatologist will review your history and perform a physical exam. Most likely, further testing would be done to help come up with a diagnosis. Once an accurate diagnosis is established, appropriate treatment would be initiated. ...Read more

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Blood calcium 10.6. Is this too high?

Blood calcium 10.6. Is this too high?

Unlikely.: Every lab has a range of "normal" results, and different labs report results using specific units. For many labs in the US, the normal range of serum calcium is 8.8–10.7 mg/dL. Your value is in this normal range. Depending on why this test was ordered, your doctor may have more information about this value and its significance. ...Read more

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My blood calcium is 10.7 is that something to worry about?

My blood calcium is 10.7 is that something to worry about?

High Calcium Levels: A calcium (c) level of 10.7 is high. If your Albumin level is low, your corrected c could be higher. You need to see an endocrinologist to see if you have a problem with your one of your parathyroid glands being over active or if you have hyperthyroidism. Other causes of high c are vitamin d intoxication, metastatic tumors to bone or sarcoidosis, among others. See a physician as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if you have high calcium in ur blood?

What exactly does it mean if you have high calcium in ur blood?

Parathyroid problem: Hypercalcemia is too much calcium in the blood. The main cause of hypercalcemia is overactivity in one or more of parathyroid glands in the neck near the thyroid gland. Excdssive intake of calcium and vitamin d supplements as well as rarely some types of cancer.Signs/symptoms include renal stones, bone pain, abdominal pain, fatigue, renal failure, cardiac arrhythmia, hyperthyroidism, idiopathic, etc. ...Read more

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What causes excess calcium in the blood of a teenager?

What causes excess calcium in the blood of a teenager?

See below: Hypercalcemia is found in many different conditions. The five major categories are: hyperparathyroidism; hypervitaminosis d; familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia; immobilization; tumors involving bone. ...Read more

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Treatment for law blood calcium?

See below: You need to replace calccium, possibly give vitamin d, and possibly give magnesium. Most importantly- you need to determine why the calcium level is low. ...Read more

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What causes blood calcium to be deposited in bones as calcium salts?

Calcium deposit: The saturation point is reached. Go to

https://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/ and search for more details. ...Read more

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I have too much calcium in my blood and it is not my thyroid or parathyroid. What is it?

Other causes: Other conditions such as too much vit d, a condition known as sarcoid, or if you have tumors in your bone from some other tumor for example breast. ...Read more

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Is 8.2 calcium blood level low?

Is 8.2 calcium blood level low?

Yes: While not dangerously low, 8.2 is slightly below most reference ranges of low normal. Supplements and retesting are reasonable starting points for you. ...Read more

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What causes low calcium in the blood?

What causes low calcium in the blood?

Low calcium: Not enough intake from food, problems with the parathyroid gland, vitamin d deficiency, not enough or too much magnesium etc... ...Read more

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Do you know if 10.4 is high for calcium in blood?

Do you know if 10.4 is high for calcium in blood?

Calcium level: A calcium level of 10.4 is on the high end of normal, and this can vary between labs. Please ask your doctor about it. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my calcium blood level was mildly low?

What does it mean if my calcium blood level was mildly low?

What was the level?: Blood calcium is present in two forms, ionized and bound to albumin. Ionized calcium is the physiologically active form. Low levels of Albumin will result in low total calcium without any effect on the physiology. It would require knowing the actual calcium level and serum Albumin level to provide a meaningful opinion. ...Read more

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Does parathormone increase or decrease calcium levels in the blood?

Increase.: Parathyroid hormone helps maintain a normal level of calcium in the blood. If there is too little the calcium falls. If there is too much produced by a tumor the calcium is high. ...Read more

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I have too much calcium in my blood what are the negative affects? Stones?

I have too much calcium in my blood what are the negative affects? Stones?

Many symptoms: High blood calcium level is usually caused by hyperparathyroidism, where excess parathyroid hormone because of benign tumors called adenomas. Common symptoms include fatigue, depression, kidney stones, bone pain, insomnia, headaches, heartburn and palpitations. Please see http://parathyroid. Com/parathyroid-symptoms. Htm for more information. The ultimate treatment is surgery to remove the adenomas. ...Read more