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What is the cause and treatment for high calcium level?

My wife has been admitted into emergency three times over the last four months with calcium above 15.We have the parathyroid surgery at the Norm parathyroid center in Tampa Fl. They discovered three infected glans,after operation she was put on Citracal 10 tablets daily. Two day after surgery we returned home extremley sick ,with calcium level at 17.9.We went to emergency they put her on I.V. with saline.It took five days to bring levels back to 8.6.Question where do we go from here?My wife has had a bone scan,bone density test, and a mamagram all came back clear. Please help !!
Fri, 28 Oct 2016
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Hi
High calcium occurs in parathyroid disease, certain malignancies in body.
You may consult a physician, endocrinologist and they shall explore causes with some more testsThorough screening is required
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