What level of calcium is too high?
Calcium levels above 11 mg/dl are considered high
Depending on how much the calcium levels are raised hypercalcemia can be classified as follows-
- Mild hypercalcemia: 10.5 to 11.9 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL).
- Moderate hypercalcemia: 12.0 to 13.9 mg/dL.
- Hypercalcemic crisis (a medical emergency): 14.0 to 16.0 mg/dL.