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)

(Cannabidiol CBD oil)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ibuprofen Prescription)
Type
Over the Counter 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)
Treatment name(s)

(TENS Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)
Type
Procedures
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)

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

(Valium)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ibuprofen Prescription)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
acid reflux
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(TENS Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)
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?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 13 say hypercalcemia is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 5
40s 8
50s 16
60s 18
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 3
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 6
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 3
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 12
Female 39

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 27
Not Diagnosed 0

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