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

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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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