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I have left leg knee pain ....due to calcium

By Anonymous July 8, 2018 - 3:30am
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Hello. Thank you for posting.

You didn't pose an actual question, so I will give you some general information.

Calcium is a mineral that our bodies use to build bones and teeth, to allow nerves to signal muscles to contract and to transmit signals from the external to the internal cellular environment. Normally, a person has between 8.4 and 10.2 milligrams per deciliter of calcium in their blood.

According to Livestrong - excess calcium results from an excessive bone breakdown, from excessive calcium absorption from the gut, and from excessive kidney reabsorption of calcium in your urine. The parathyroid hormone causes bones to release calcium, so when there is too much of it in your circulation, you will have too much calcium in your blood.

Hyperparathyroidism causes a number of classic symptoms, one of which is joint pain. This pain is due to deposition of calcium crystals in, most commonly, the knees, followed by the wrists, elbows, shoulders, and ankles.



July 8, 2018 - 5:52am
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