Hypercalcemia is a condition in which calcium levels in the blood are elevated. Hypercalcemia is associated with other conditions such as hyperparathyroidism, lung cancer, breast cancer, kidney failure, and elevated levels of vitamin D. Symptoms of hypercalcemia include constipation, nausea, abdominal pain, kidney stones, to name a few. Treatment depends on the cause of hypercalcemia.
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- Multiple myeloma facts
- What is multiple myeloma?
- What causes multiple myeloma?
- What are risk factors for multiple myeloma?
- What are multiple myeloma symptoms and signs?
- How do health-care professionals diagnose multiple myeloma?
- What are the stages of multiple myeloma?
- What is the treatment for multiple myeloma?
- What types of specialists treat multiple myeloma?
- What is the prognosis for multiple myeloma?
- What support systems are available for multiple myeloma?