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what would be your diagnosis

I just had some blood work and my calcium was elevated (10.8)

I had additional tests and the results are:

Ionized calcium  1.2
PTH (intact) 13
Phosphours  2.4

I'm feeling fine.............
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Would need to know the reference range for the PTH test you used.  May need to recheck the calcium and if still high and the PTH is lowish (ie <20 on a test that ranges from 10-65) then additional evaluation would be needed -- a general internist should be able to help sort this out.
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Hi Bobby,
Wow that is great!! For me it was the TUMS.  Good Luck!!
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I re-tested my blood and the Calcium was 9.4 (Ref range 8.4 - 10.5). I will retest it again in 30 days just to make sure. Thanks for the good information.

Bobby
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Thanks for the comments. Yes, I had been taking Tums. I repeated the Calcium test today will post the results.........
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Hi bobby,
Around three months ago, I had routine blood work done and my Calcium came back at 10.8. My doctor wanted to order a parathyroid workup. I told her that I wanted to recheck my calcium first after two weeks. After two weeks it came back normal at 9.6. I knew it would be normal because I had been taking 6 TUMs a day because I was having stomach problems. Anyway, I just wanted to mention that Tums or calcium supplements can cause an elevated calcium. Are you taking any of those?
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