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Can too much vitamin c cause hives or a rash

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rumbyrt
Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
Possible: There are many causes of hives. Most likely, too much vitamin c is not the cause but rather something that contains vitamin c (like a supplement or a... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Possible but unlikel: If you are taking whopping doses which many people do, quite foolishly, then it is possible to have an adverse cutaneous reaction. Keeping the dose to... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Vit C Could: I think you are saying "diaper rashes" And yes the vitamin C could definitely cause a diaper rash due to its acidity. I would discontinue its use.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Not really: diaper (nappy) rash usually occurs if soiled diaper or nappy remains in touch with skin for long time. You may also want to change the type of diape... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cathleen London
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Not harmful: But likely not going to help either. Give it a try and see what happens after 6 weeks.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
Just for supplement, not treating Vitamin A deficiency, dose of 10,000 mcg a day is too high. The maximally recommended supplement dose is 3,000 mcg o... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Maybe: That is not a typical symptom I am familiar with but too much anything will cause some symptoms. Best way to find out is to stop it and see if headach... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
No: Vitamin C intake would not cause deficiency of potassium. Sources of vitamin C like orange juice also have potassium.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
Urology 28 years experience
2 grams daily: A study at UT Southwestern found that ingestion of 2 grams of vitamin C daily resulted in a statistically higher urinary oxalate concentration than in... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Yes it an: KIDNEY STONES.. Vitamin C in very high levels can lead to kidney stones (oxalate stones for with long term acidic urine) Hope this helps!! Dr Z NOTE ... Read More
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