Hypercalcemia (Elevated Calcium Levels) Topic Guide
Hypercalcemia (Elevated Calcium Levels): Hypercalcemia (elevated calcium levels) is a condition that can have no symptoms, or severe symptoms if the calcium levels are severely elevated. Conditions associated with hypercalcemia include cancers, excessive levels of vitamin D, inherited conditions, kidney failure, hyperthyroidism, and certain medications. Treatment of hypercalcemia depends on the cause associated with the condition.
Acute Kidney Failure Kidney failure, or the ability of the kidneys to filter water and waste is caused by prerenal, postrenal, or renal problems with the kidney(s). Symptoms of kidney failure include: decreased urine production, confusion, fatigue, lethargy, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, problems concentrating, edema, and a metallic taste in the mouth. Treatment for kidney failure depends upon the cause.