|What is it?
||High level of calcium in the blood
|What causes it?
- Cancer in the bone:
- increase in the amount of calcium absorbed into the blood from the bones
- inability of the kidneys to get rid of the excess calcium
- Increased urination
- Excessive thirst
- Muscle weakness
|How to treat
- Fluids to treat the dehydration
- Treatment with drugs called bisphosphonates to stop damage to the bone
- A change in hormonal therapy or chemotherapy
updated: Fri, 23/06/2017 - 13:04