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How does hypercalcemia affect the body?

Hypercalcemia can affect muscle function, leading to muscle weakness and potentially fatal heart dysfunction. Hypercalcemia affects the nervous system and can lead to hallucinations, delirium, confusion, emotional problems, and coma. If hypercalcemia continues over a long period of time, kidney stones could form, and the kidneys could suffer damage.

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