Mild hypocalcemia may cause no symptoms. In the long term, however, mild hypocalcemia can cause such symptoms as confusion, depression, hallucinations, memory loss, and delirium. Severe hypocalcemia can cause more immediate physical symptoms, including tingling of the extremities, lips, and tongue, seizures, abnormal heart beat, muscle spasms, and stiffness.
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- Q Does hypokalemia affect children differently than adults?
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