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alkaline phosphatase and vitamin d

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience in Preventive Medicine
There is some: relationship between low vitamin D and alkaline phosphatase as both influence bone metabolism. But typically dysfunctional bone turnover raises alkali ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
8 years experience in Internal Medicine
Replace vitamin d: Vitamin d deficiency is very common. You need vitamin d to absorb calcium from the intestines. When you don't have enough vitamin d, in order to keep ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Hard to tell: Is your calcium low normal or high normal? From the labs above, the only thing i can say right now is you have secondary hyperparathyroidism due to t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
8 years experience in Internal Medicine
Replace vitamin d: Vitamin d deficiency is very common. You need vitamin d to absorb calcium from the intestines. When you don't have enough vitamin d, in order to keep ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Seek cause: Vitamin d deficiency is very common today & may explain the high alk phos in an adult; it's usually due to misguided "healthy" lifestyles avoiding sun ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Vit D: No, vitamin d , is a hormone and does help with metabolism but deficiency does not cause elevated hemoglobin.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Naheed Akhter
52 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dont know: Do not know.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
44 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
To make bone mineral: vitamin D's job is mostly to help your gut absorb calcium well from the food you eat so if there is little or no calcium in your diet vitamin D is not ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Saberi
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
It ok : U'r goal Vit D is above 30, but ideal levels from studies done on African tribes show levels to be 40-60 are the optimal. I don't necessarily feel u n ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Severe Vitamin D deficiency(rarely seen in developed countries) can cause hypocalcemia. 25(OH)- D levels of 4.4 ng/ml (11 mol/L) or lower can cause hy ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
27 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Low phos: Phos metabolism is intake /shift/ losses. I am assuming you have good intake. So the other two are the reason, either shift inside the cells or losses ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Vitamins and HPV: Vitamins as supplements will have absolutely no effect on HPV. You can however take the supplements you indicated, although a single multivitamin a da ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Dr. Ward Dean answered
42 years experience in Anti-Aging Medicine
Need Vits D3 and B12: You are severely deficient in Vitamins D3 and B12. I recommend 10,000 IU of Vit D3 per day, and 1,000 mcg methylcobalamin each day. Your D3 levels s ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience in Endocrinology
Primary hyperpara: Low vit d is common in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism. Although it is possible that it can mask the hypercalcemia, usually it does not. I ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience in Family Medicine
No: Normal level of vitamin is 30-100. Vit d helps prevent osteoporosis, helps with calcium absorption, responsible for autoimmune function, and heart ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Vit C & Vit K: Taking large quantities (> 2000mg/day) of vitamin c could affect your inr. Most multivitamins contain less than this, though. The other nutrients ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Rarely: Only at markedly elevated levels.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience in Endocrinology
Not likey: It is not likely that any of these are related. Odorous urine is more likely related to some food that you are or not drinking enough water.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Thyroid: It is bit early to worry about PTH until the thyroidectomy is complete. Only then can your doctors look into your PTH. Keep me posted please.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience in Geriatrics
30-100: For adults is 30-100. There is not consensus yet for th elderly. Few labs may have different numbers.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience in Integrative Medicine
D3: D3 is preferred over d2 as it is less toxic and more bioavailable. Aim for serum level of d to be about 60. I would dose you at 10000 iu d3 daily for ... Read More
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