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Definitions and meanings of "Hypercalcemia"

What do we mean by hypercalcemia?

An abnormally high concentration of calcium in the blood. noun

The presence of an unusually high concentration of calcium in the blood noun

The presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or Paget's disease noun

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The word "hypercalcemia" in example sentences

Besides developing a distaste for dairy, many people also had nausea, vomiting, confusion, kidney problems, and even kidney failure — all signs of harmful levels of calcium in their blood (called hypercalcemia). ❋ Unknown (2010)

This is a condition called hypercalcemia, and causes muscle weakness, fatigue and depression, among other things usually kidney stones and inflammation of the pancreas. ❋ 1 Dinosaur (2009)

Vitamin D excess can cause health problems such as hypercalcemia, vomiting, thirst and tissue damage. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The Sippy treatment got lost to medical history and by 1985 milk-alkali syndrome was seen in fewer than 1% of cases of hypercalcemia. ❋ Steve Carper (2008)

Suddenly as many as 12% of cases of people with these related problems had hypercalcemia. ❋ Steve Carper (2008)

The syndrome is now the third most common cause of high blood calcium levels, say researchers, accounting for between 8 percent and 38 percent of all hospital admissions due to hypercalcemia in the United States. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Besides developing a distaste for dairy, many people also had nausea, vomiting, confusion, kidney problems, and even kidney failure—all signs of harmful levels of calcium in their blood called hypercalcemia. ❋ Unknown (2010)

And the calcium levels in the blood went too high, or hypercalcemia. ❋ Steve Carper (2008)

And unless you happen to have existing problems that can be made worse by excess calcium, hypercalcemia or milk-alkali syndrome are not high priority worries. ❋ Steve Carper (2008)

Women who are also receiving thyroid hormone replacement therapy should be monitored, and estrogen therapy should be discontinued in women who develop severe hypercalcemia, loss of vision, severe hypertriglyceridemia, or cholestatic jaundice. ❋ GreenFertility (2009)

If you took one hundred 85-year-old men with hypercalcemia, ninety-five of them would have prostate cancer as the etiology of the condition; four of them would have multiple myeloma or another cancer. ❋ 1 Dinosaur (2009)

I just heard of hypercalcemia of malignancy on monday when I had a patient with it. ❋ 1 Dinosaur (2009)

But, I disagree that prostate cancer is a common cause of hypercalcemia. ❋ 1 Dinosaur (2009)

While Lopid tablets are used as cholesterol reducing agents and generic Aredia injections can treat hypercalcemia, Phenargan tablets are pain relievers, the company said. ❋ Unknown (2009)

However, it should be noted that taking too much vitamin D (or derivatives thereof) can cause a variety of hazardous side effects, including hypercalcemia (too much calcium in the blood), which causes nausea, disorientation, kidney failure, high blood pressure and coma. ❋ Unknown (2009)

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