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Serum Calcium in Bhubaneshwar

Also known as Calcium blood test, S. Calcium, Serum Ca
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Male, Female
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  1. Overnight fasting is preferred but not mandatory.

Understanding Serum Calcium in Bhubaneshwar

What is Serum Calcium in Bhubaneshwar?

The Serum Calcium test measures the levels of calcium present in the blood and is available at an affordable price in Bhubaneshwar with Tata 1mg labs. Calcium is a mineral responsible for many vital functions, such as maintaining bone strength, helping the nerves work correctly, cell signaling, muscle contraction, regulating heart rhythms, and blood clotting. Abnormal calcium levels can lead to complications like kidney disease, bone disease, and multiple organ tumors. 

Your doctor may suggest the Serum Calcium test if you experience symptoms suggestive of abnormal calcium levels, such as weakness, fatigue, excessive urination and thirst, nausea, stomach pain, constipation, irregular heartbeat, brittle nails, weak and brittle bones, muscle cramps, irritability, or confusion. This test can also monitor the treatment response in patients with known abnormal calcium levels and critically ill patients suffering from cancer or kidney disorders.

What does Serum Calcium measure?

The Serum Calcium test measures the levels of calcium in the body. Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body; most of it is present in the bones and teeth, and the remaining portion (around 1%) is found in the blood. It is usually present in two forms in blood in about equal amounts: "bound calcium," which is attached to proteins in the blood, and "free calcium or ionized calcium," which is not attached to any protein. 

The Serum Calcium test cannot be used to check for lack of calcium in your diet or osteoporosis (loss of calcium from bones) as the body can have normal calcium levels even in dietary calcium deficiency. Moreover, the body can normalize mild calcium deficiency by releasing the calcium stored in bones.

Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Serum Calcium in Bhubaneshwar

Frequently Asked Questions about Serum Calcium in Bhubaneshwar

Q. How is the Serum Calcium test performed?

A phlebotomist (a trained professional to perform blood draws) will clean your skin using an antiseptic alcohol cotton swab or wipe and take blood samples from your vein using a needle. The blood sample will be stored safely and transported to the laboratory for analysis.

Q. Are there any risks associated with the Serum Calcium test?

There is usually no risk associated with this test. However, some people may feel a slight sting while the needle is pricked and may experience some bleeding that is normal and usually not bothersome. Some people may experience slight swelling or bruising at the site of the needle prick. Applying ice 3-4 times daily for about a week may help reduce swelling and bruising. If it does not get better, consult your doctor.

Q. Can I schedule the Serum Calcium test online in Bhubaneshwar near me?

Yes. In Bhubaneshwar, you can schedule the Serum Calcium test near you with Tata 1mg Labs. The test is easy to book, cost-effective, and available with a comprehensive report.

Q. Is a home sample collection facility available for the Serum Calcium test in Bhubaneshwar?

Yes, Tata 1mg Labs offers a home sample collection facility for the Serum Calcium test in Bhubaneshwar. You can also select the date and time for sample collection and schedule the test at your convenience.

Q. How can I schedule the Serum Calcium test with Tata 1mg Labs in Bhubaneshwar?

If you want to schedule the Serum Calcium test with Tata 1mg Labs in Bhubaneshwar, the procedure is fairly easy and hassle-free. Follow these steps to book a test: 1). Visit the Lab Tests section on the Tata 1mg website. 2). Add the test you want in the cart. 3). Pick a time and date slot according to your convenience; however, do consider the necessary prerequisites while scheduling a test. 4). You will receive a notification with all the details once the test is scheduled.

Q. What is the price of the Serum Calcium test in Bhubaneshwar?

Tata 1mg Labs is a pocket-friendly platform for booking lab tests. In Bhubaneshwar, the Serum Calcium test is available at an affordable price of Rs. 180.

Q. How long does Tata 1mg Labs take to provide the reports of the Serum Calcium test in Bhubaneshwar?

At Tata 1mg Labs, we understand the importance of timely results. We strive to provide fast turnaround times for test results, allowing you to promptly get the information you need. On average, we take 72 hours to provide the reports of the Serum Calcium test in Bhubaneshwar.
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