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Does low ionized calcium level in the blood mean having kidney disease? Please explain.

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Dr. Ernest Fischer
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics

In brief: Not necessarily

There are other more common causes, like Vitamin D deficiency.
Typically if someone has checked your calcium they have also checked your kidney function (specifically creatinine), so if you are worried about your kidneys you could ask your doctor.

In brief: Not necessarily

There are other more common causes, like Vitamin D deficiency.
Typically if someone has checked your calcium they have also checked your kidney function (specifically creatinine), so if you are worried about your kidneys you could ask your doctor.
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