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Hypercalcemia (Elevated Calcium Levels) (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

Any family history of hypercalcemia should be brought to your physician's attention. If there is an underlying condition that causes high calcium levels (such as those mentioned above), calcium levels should be checked, particular if symptoms are occurring.

If any of the above signs or symptoms occur, but without a known cause, the possibility of hypercalcemia should be discussed with your health care practitioner.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 9/4/2015
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