Hypocalcemia is a condition that occurs when there is too little calcium in a child’s blood.
Hypercalcemia is a condition that occurs when there is too much calcium in a child’s blood.
Diagnosis and Treatment
The diagnosis of either hypocalcemia or hypercalcemia is typically made with a blood test and an overview of the child’s health history.
The treatments of the two conditions are vastly different. While the treatment of hypocalcemia may be as simple of prescribing calcium or Vitamin D supplements, the treatment of hypercalcemia is far more complex.
An appointment with Dr. Joshua Smith, our pediatric endocrinologist, will help identify the origin of the calcium disorder and establish a treatment plan. Pediatric Endocrinology Specialist
Dr. Smith is the regions only pediatric endocrinology and is specifically trained to properly diagnose and treat calcium disorders.
If your child is experiencing calcium disorder symptoms, call Dr. Joshua Smith for an appointment or fill out the form below.