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Can vitamin d drops cause constipation in infants

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctoranswered
32 years experience
No: Hi. Nope, vitamin D doesn't do that. The average American diet does, however. Most people eat a low fiber diet, and constipation is a common side effe... Read More
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Yes it can in some: Vitamin D does cause constipation in some people and it may be dose related.Best way to get viT D is by sitting in the sun with your arms,face and leg... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Bach
Dr. Ian Bachanswered
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Yes: Vitamin d has been reported to cause constipation. In your case, there is no blood test to determine if constipation is caused by vitamin d. It woul... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Gastroenterologist: You need to be seen and fully evaluated by a GI doctor, and this will mean subjecting yourself to endoscopy and possible small bowel biopsy. This may ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Mease
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Calcium in babies: If the baby is breast fed or on a good formulae calcium supplementation in not necessary. Breast fed babies do need vit d. Crawling and number of te... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Cooper
Pediatrics 49 years experience
Wait: Iron should not be taken within 30 to 45 minutes after a milk feed, as the calcium decreases iron absorption. No problem with vitamin d.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Doubt the drops a pb: Changes in stooling are often related to changes in diet.Rice cereal & bananas are common constipating agents while juices often loosen stool. Constip... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Breast milk alone does not provide infants with an adequate amount of vitamin D. Shortly after birth, most infants will need an additional source of v... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Vitamin D: Vitamin D is available inexpensively over the counter. It comes in bottles with 120 capsules (1000 or 2000) taken once a day. Side effects are very fe... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Occupational Medicine 25 years experience
Start with your gut: You have enough going on that you would benefit from finding a doctor you trust to work with you. In the meantime start with treating your gut well. S... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Yes: Constipation is a known side effect of both Percocet and omeprazole. If you must have these medicines, increase both your water and fiber intake, and... Read More