Hypercalcemia

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What is hypercalcemia?

Hypercalcemia is a condition in which the calcium level in the blood is above normal range. The cause of hypercalcemia include hyperparathyroidism, vitamin D toxicity, and cancer.

Common symptoms reported by people with hypercalcemia

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with hypercalcemia

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Lidoderm)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Mobic)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with hypercalcemia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with hypercalcemia

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Lidoderm)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Mobic)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with hypercalcemia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has hypercalcemia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 5
40s 7
50s 16
60s 13
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 3
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 5
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 3
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 10
Female 35

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 24
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from hypercalcemia patients who have completed their condition history
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