Hypercalcemia means higher than normal level of calcium in the blood. When adult serum calcium exceeds 11mg/dL, it is regarded as hypercalcemia. The major cause of hypercalcemia is overactive parathyroid gland. It can also be caused by some other diseases, some medications, and excessive calcium and vitamin D supplements. For the majority of patients there is no obvious symptom. Treatment should address the root cause.

How is Hypercalcemia treated in practice?