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Are tiredness, disorientation upon waking, vitamin-D and calcium deficiency signs of hypercalcemia?

I am a 50 year old male. I complained to my doctor about extreme tiredness, disorientation on waking, and low energy and sleepiness throughout the day. A routine blood test was given which resulted in a vitamin D defiency. I was prescribed 50,000 IU of vitamin D2. My symptoms have not changed. I now have pain in my tailbone. I have a strong history of Cancer on my father s side. He died from Multiple Myeloma. I went to see my doctor again and she ordered x-rays and more blood work. X-rays revealed no lesions, only some onset of Arthritis. My blood calcium came in at 10.8 and I have been referred to an Oncologist for a genetic profile due to family history. Am I Hypercalcemic because of the vitamin D that was almost non-existent 3 weeks ago? Or is it something else?
Asked On : Tue, 4 Mar 2014
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Hematologist 's  Response
Apr 2015
Hi, dear
I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern.
You have vitamin D deficiency and you are taking supplements.

Your x ray is normal so no any bone lesion. It may be due to arthritis only.

Your calcium level is high normal. However you should check your ionised calcium level once. If it is high then check your parathyroid hormone level.
Then you should take treatment accordingly.
Hope I have answered your question. If you have any doubts then feel free to ask me. I will be happy to answer.
Thanks for using health care magic. Wish you a very good health.
Answered: Wed, 2 Mar 2016
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