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... total calcium and ionized calcium. I wrote a few weeks back that my dr. had ordered on two occasions the total calcium tests when there was concern about elevated calcium . Both total calcium tests came back slightly out of range on the high side. Another dr. ... (19 replies)
... Hi Osteoblast: Most Dr's run total calcium and feel that's sufficient, but then there are others that use ion cal test's to determine specific problems, so they feel they are more accurate, so you'll have to decide, based on your individual symptoms. Ionized cal measures the *free* calcium in your body and not the bound. Below is a link that explains it but it's a more than... (19 replies)
... and it came back normal. I then went to an Endo for another reason, and he ordered a serum ioniz...test. That test came back with my serum calcium elevated and also my D3, my urinary calcium was normal and so was PTH, T3 etc. ... (9 replies)

... If your calcium levels haven't changed, and they are at normal range than that is very good, and that's what you want to see, as some of the other posters mentioned. ... (3 replies)
... I have been going through a situation with slightly elevated calcium since last March, and what I can tell you about how much calcium is too much, is to have a Total calcium test, and an Ionized calcium test done and this will answer your question. ... (4 replies)
... and it should include serum calcium and ionized calcium. I had told him how my doctor had said that ionized calcium is outdated and not reliable. ... (71 replies)
... pt those with really low PTH." Maybe I just need to keep reading on this topic, at the site, and I'll find out what he means. I know that Dr Norman thinks that ionized cal tests are not necessary, but I would never have known I was hypercalcemic if my Endo hadn't ordered this test. ... (80 replies)
... I was diagnosed with increased calcium levels some months ago, gradually they went down, but last recorded check was high, have now found have problem with kidney function which could be causing mine, also it can be caused by a virus, you need to have your parathyroid checked and bloods once a month.something is causing it, but RARELY is it the big C.Look on the website for... (71 replies)
... My first Metabolic Panel showed my calcium level as normal, so that Dr. prescribed Forteo. ... (20 replies)
... I'm not sure where to post this, but since many of you seem to have a lot of knowledge regarding Calcium metabolism, I will ask here. I had posted here before regarding calcium levels and unexplained bone loss in my jaw. ... (71 replies)
... She is taking a good look at the calcium situation. She ordered alot of tests and I went over to the lab. She included total and ionized, so she wants to look at both. ... (19 replies)
... answer to your question was that I asked about it at my Endo's office. We've been having a debate on reference ranges because I still have a slightly elevated ionized calcium level and the argument is whether or not someone can really be held to those statistical figures. ... (3 replies)
... There are a few of us here waiting on a POSSIBLE diagnosis for hPTH. My calcium ranges between 10 and 10.3 with PTH of 27. ... (2 replies)
... Wow that's even worse than I thought, and weight has nothing to do with the amount you should take. What kind of Dr told you that calcium can't be measured? ... (64 replies)
... I'm not sure what your question is, are you asking about how calcium is used by the body? ... (19 replies)
... ed to add to the previous post about your question. To clarify, I haven't been diagnosed with Hyperparathyroidism, but when I had my regular blood panel done my calcium level was normal, and this was done per Forteo treatment initiation. ... (20 replies)
... raise your serum calcium level and they are thiazide diuretics, lithium, vitamin D, and vitamin A. ... (19 replies)
... Yes, the dr. at mayo did test total calcium on three occasions before putting me on Forteo. Range is 8.9 to 10.1 , and my results were 10.2, then two days later 10. Then six weeks later 9.8. ... (19 replies)
... I hope your blood test results are postitive, are you still going to PT, maybe that would help with the pain. ... (19 replies)
... I had the 24 hour urine test but results were of no concern. I'd have to dig out the results to be more specific. ... (5 replies)

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