Calcium Test in Chennai

199375

Includes 1 Parameter

46% off for a limited period

FastingNot Required
Get reports in12 hrs

What is it for ?

This helps screen, monitor, & diagnose diseases linked to bones, nerves, teeth, etc.

Also known as: Ca (Calcium), Calcium Total

Sample Type

Blood

test Instructions

  • Age Group: All Ages

Benefits

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Included Tests

Package includes following parameters

Calcium (1)

  • Calcium

Test Criteria

Helps you know your test better

Who all are eligible for this test?

  • All age groups
  • Pregnant woman, overage woman, senior citizens, kids
  • People with brittle bones, soft bones, bone related injuries, athletes
  • People with calcium deficiency, fatigue, dizziness, spasms, muscle cramps, pain in arms, feet, legs

Why take Calcium test in Chennai?

  • Blood test for calcium is done to monitor and diagnose issues related to bones, kidneys, teeth, low bone mass, hypocalcemia, osteoporosis, hypercalcemia

What are the benefits of this test?

  • It helps in maintain bone health and strength in elderly and teeth formation in kids
  • Low calcium detection helps to overcome osteoporosis, muscle contraction, and neurotransmitter related problems.

Q&A

Helps you know your test better

Q. How can I book my test?

A. If you are planning to book diagnostic tests with Redcliffe Labs, then it is quite a simple and smooth process. All you have to do is just call us and our well trained and patient-friendly representatives will book an appointment for you. Also, you can book the test online by visiting our website and as soon as we get your query within no time we will make sure to book the appointment for you.

Q. In how much time will I get my test report?

A. Redcliffe Labs knows how important the timing is when it comes to health checkups. We make sure that reports are sent to you as soon as possible so that you can begin with the right treatment and medications on time. You will get your reports within 24 hours.

Q. Where can I see or get my test results?

A. You can receive your test results at your given email address or on your phone number and also on WhatsApp. Redcliffe Labs makes sure to send precise and timely reports following the highest standards to maintain quality.

Q. Is home sample collection available for Calcium Test?

A. Yes, home sample collection is available for the diagnostic tests as per your needs. Once the test is booked as per your diagnostic requirements, our expert phlebotomist will reach your given address to collect the sample.

Calcium Test Details

Calcium Test in Chennai

The hormones that the brain releases when you fall in love keep you awake all night long. But something else can also suddenly awaken you at night or make it difficult to sleep, an intense painful muscle cramp or agonizingly hurting muscle spasms.

Regular calcium tests are important because calcium is one of the most significant and important minerals in the human body. Over 99% of the human body’s calcium is accumulated in the bones and teeth, while the remaining 1% of it flows in the blood. Although present in smaller amounts, the calcium in human blood is necessary and benefits in the following ways:

  • Helps in the proper working of the nerves.
  • Helps make your muscles pinch together to improve bodily movements.
  • Helps your blood clot in case of bleeding.
  • Helps your heart function properly.

Are you low in calcium? Do you need a calcium test in Chennai? What will happen if you have if calcium levels are low in Chennai?

Get answers to all these questions in this write-up by Redcliffe Labs.

The ones who have experienced the real pain or discomfort of muscle pains must have seen or felt a bulging lump of muscle tissue that’s usually present beneath the skin as soon as the sudden and sharp muscle cramp takes place. But why does it happen? Sudden irresistible pain or cramps in the arms, feet, abdominal wall and legs can take place due to the low levels of calcium or calcium deficiency in the body. Apart from muscle spasms, pains and cramps, some other symptoms experienced by people with calcium deficiency are:

  • Intolerable and sharp pain in thighs
  • Recurrent numbness in hands, legs, feet and arms
  • Thin skin
  • Reduced hair growth
  • Weak nails

What is Calcium and what is the need for calcium in the human body?

The human body requires calcium for building and preserving strong bone health. A human body needs adequate amounts and levels of calcium for the proper functioning of the heart, nerves, and muscles. Apart from benefiting bone health, calcium also helps protect the body against cancerous cells and other medical conditions like high blood pressure and diabetes. Several studies suggest that there are various calcium supplements available in the market today that can help you get control over your calcium levels in the body. But, before getting started with the consumption of calcium supplements, it is important to get a serum calcium test in Chennai done at the earliest.

What is the need for a calcium blood test in Chennai?

Calcium is very important for your body. A calcium blood test helps in examining and analyzing if your body has adequate levels of calcium in the blood to be healthy. The presence of high and low levels of calcium in the blood indicate the potential signs and indications of certain medical conditions. Medical experts recommend calcium blood work when a person may show signs or symptoms of having a condition of hypercalcemia (having too much calcium) or hypocalcemia (having too little calcium) in the blood.

Routine calcium blood tests are recommended by doctors or medical experts when someone has been diagnosed with medical conditions that leave an impact on the levels of calcium in the blood. The test is also ordered to check whether a patient is responding well to ongoing treatment.

Calcium Test Price in Chennai:

Name Of The Test Calciun (CA) Test
Sample Type Blood
Number Of Tests 1
Actual Test Price 375
Discounted Test Price 199
Home Sample Collection Available
Additional Cost For Home Sample Collection Applicable
Fasting Before Test Not Required
Get Reports Within Same Day

Calcium Test Price in Chennai

What is the use of a Ca blood test in Chennai?

Ca blood tests are performed to measure the level of calcium present in the blood. Two different types of calcium blood tests are namely:

Total calcium: Total ca blood test helps in measuring the calcium connected to certain proteins. Total calcium is sometimes integrated into a routine blood screening test known as a basic metabolic panel (BMP).

Ionized calcium: Ionized calcium test helps in measuring the calcium that is not connected to or "free" from several proteins in the blood.

How much calcium does the human body need?

Calcium requirements for Men (daily)

Age (in years)

Amount (in mg)

20-50

1000

50-70

1000

70 years and above

1200

Calcium requirements for Women (daily)

Age (in years)

Amount (in mg)

20-50

1000

50-70

1000

70 years and above

1200

Medical conditions for a calcium blood test

Your doctor may order a basic metabolic panel, which includes a ca blood test, as part of your regular checkup, or if you have signs or indications of abnormal calcium amounts.

Signs of high calcium levels may include:

  • Nausea and vomits
  • Frequent urination than usual
  • Excessive thirst
  • Bloating and constipation
  • Abdominal discomfort or pain
  • Loss of appetite

Signs of low calcium levels may include:

  • Numbing or tingling in hands, lips, face, hands, tongue, fingers, and feet
  • Muscle cramps
  • Muscle spasms
  • Irregular heartbeat

What are the risks involved in the calcium blood test?

There is very little risk concerned with having your blood sample taken for a calcium test taken. The veins and arteries size is different from one person to another. Collecting blood samples from some people may be challenging as compared to others.

Other risks linked with having blood drawn are minor but may include:

  • Extreme bleeding
  • Collapsing, dizziness or feeling lightheaded
  • Hematoma (blood accruing under the skin)
  • Infection 
  • Multiple punctures to locate veins

What is a serum calcium test and when it is performed?

Serum calcium is a blood test that helps in measuring the amount of calcium in the blood. Monitor bone diseases or calcium-regulatory disorders are evaluated with serum calcium (medical conditions of the parathyroid gland or kidneys). A blood sample from the arm is drawn by a phlebotomist to conduct the test. To draw blood samples, a needle is inserted into a vein in the arm, and a small amount of blood is collected into a tube. Less than five minutes are taken for the process.

After getting complete knowledge of the calcium blood test and the potential benefits of the ca blood test, it is also an important factor to consider that how much does a calcium test cost in Chennai?

At Redcliffe Labs, we offer home sample collection for calcium score tests. The calcium test price in Chennai usually ranges between Rs. 100 and Rs. 300. Book Calcium blood test in Chennai from Redcliffe Labs and get home sample collection services. Measure the levels of calcium in the blood at affordable prices.

Other Calcium-Related Tests/Packages That You Can Book Redcliffe Labs

Tests/Packages Parameters Price in INR
Urine Calcium & Creatinine Ratio Test 3 ₹175
Calcium 24 Hrs Urine Test 1 ₹499
Vital Screening Package - Lite 68 ₹399
Frequent Pain Assessment Package 5 ₹699
Smart Full Body Checkup 86 ₹799
Smart Plus Full Body Checkup  89 ₹1099
Vitamins & Mineral Screening Package 9 ₹1199
Fitness Package Essential 39 ₹1799
Advance Plus Full Body Checkup 98 ₹2199

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is the calcium test done?
A serum calcium test is a blood test performed to measure and examine the amount of calcium in the blood. Usually, serum calcium is detected to screen for or monitor bone diseases or calcium-regulation disorders (parathyroid gland or kidney disease).
    Are there any risks involved in a Calcium test?
    A calcium test is a common and safe procedure with minimal risks, such as discomfort, bruising or bleeding, infection, fainting, and dizziness.
      How long will it take to receive the results of the serum calcium test?
      We aim to deliver the fastest diagnostic services to all of our patients. You can expect the serum calcium results within 12 hours.
        How should I prepare myself for a serum calcium test?
        There are no such preparations required for a serum calcium test. However, it is recommended to follow your healthcare provider’s instructions carefully and avoid taking alcoholic beverages, caffeine, and illicit drugs right before going for the test.
          What does calcium test tell?
          It finds out the quantity of calcium in the blood stream.
            How do you test for calcium deficiency?
            Calcium deficiency can be tested by taking blood sample to measure the calcium level in the body.
              What is a normal calcium level?
              For calcium, normal value is 8.5 to 10.2 mg/dL.
                How to find out if one has low calcium levels?
                It causes symptoms like extreme fatigue, insomnia, lightheadedness, dizziness, brittle nails, coarse hair, dry skin, etc. Getting tested in time is the easiest way to check your levels and control the condition.
                  What is a bad calcium score?
                  Bad calcium score indicates higher chances of stroke and heart attack.
                    Is high calcium bad?
                    High calcium may weaken the bones and also cause kidney stones.

                      46% off for a limited period

                      Frequently Asked Questions

                      Why is the calcium test done?
                      A serum calcium test is a blood test performed to measure and examine the amount of calcium in the blood. Usually, serum calcium is detected to screen for or monitor bone diseases or calcium-regulation disorders (parathyroid gland or kidney disease).
                        Are there any risks involved in a Calcium test?
                        A calcium test is a common and safe procedure with minimal risks, such as discomfort, bruising or bleeding, infection, fainting, and dizziness.
                          How long will it take to receive the results of the serum calcium test?
                          We aim to deliver the fastest diagnostic services to all of our patients. You can expect the serum calcium results within 12 hours.
                            How should I prepare myself for a serum calcium test?
                            There are no such preparations required for a serum calcium test. However, it is recommended to follow your healthcare provider’s instructions carefully and avoid taking alcoholic beverages, caffeine, and illicit drugs right before going for the test.
                              What does calcium test tell?
                              It finds out the quantity of calcium in the blood stream.
                                How do you test for calcium deficiency?
                                Calcium deficiency can be tested by taking blood sample to measure the calcium level in the body.
                                  What is a normal calcium level?
                                  For calcium, normal value is 8.5 to 10.2 mg/dL.
                                    How to find out if one has low calcium levels?
                                    It causes symptoms like extreme fatigue, insomnia, lightheadedness, dizziness, brittle nails, coarse hair, dry skin, etc. Getting tested in time is the easiest way to check your levels and control the condition.
                                      What is a bad calcium score?
                                      Bad calcium score indicates higher chances of stroke and heart attack.
                                        Is high calcium bad?
                                        High calcium may weaken the bones and also cause kidney stones.