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Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vitamin D: We get Vitamin D from the sun on our skin. Now we stay indoors and use sun block so it is not reason we are deficient. Take at least 1000 IU per day ... Read More
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Vit D deficiency: Lack of adequate exposure of ones skin to sunlight and or lack of supplementation of Vit D3 in the diet.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Cheney
44 years experience Endocrinology
Vitamin D supplement: Vitamin d deficiency is treated with supplemental vitamin d; you should discuss with your physician what is the most appropriate type and dose of vita ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
D Deficiency: Very unlikely to cause sacroiliitis. More importantly do not underdo or overdo vitamin D dosing. 500 mg a day is OK. London's weather won't bother you ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Typically not: Not known to be specifically related.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Very high levels of vitamin d can but not low levels, at least not directly.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Diet/sun exposure: Not enough vitamin d, either through diet or sunlight exposure.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Abnormalities: Low blood iron levels are usually due to loss of blood rather than dietary deficiencies. In women past or present menstrual bleeding is the commonest ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
In some cases: We don't really know what causes fibromyalgia. Some studies have found that many who have fibromyalgia have vitamin d deficiency, while others have no ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Poor intake/absorp-: There are three categories of problems leading to vitamin d deficiency. --low intake of vitamin d: individuals on vegetarian diet & vegan diet --low ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Escobar
8 years experience Family Medicine
Diet or Antibiotics: The vast majority of our vitamin k is actually produced by symbiotic bacteria in our intestines. So, if one has recently had a bout of heavy antibiot ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Severe memory loss: with ataxia can be seen with B12 deficiency. This can also cause neuropathy in addition to brain and spinal cord degeneration. Vit D deficiency may c ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Intake deficiency: Hi. Humans can make their own vitamin D with adequate sunlight exposure, which VERY few people in our society get (we're indoors all day working, we u ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
The lower limit: of normal vitamin D is about 20 ng/ml so your level is a little low. But it is probably not low enough to cause many symptoms. And usually the muscle ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
No: But a clot can and should be ruled out.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Great question: : Although this is not commonly discussed, vitamin d deficiency is increasingly more common and may bec related to avoidance of sun exposure altogether. ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Vit D malais: 53 M of unknown ethnicity from UK asks "if my severe Vit D was caused by malabsorption would oral D work". ANS; yes it you can correct cause of malabs ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience 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 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Vitamin D deficiency: The "normal" values for vitamin D vary between Caucasians, African-Americans, and Hispanics. Lowest in African Americans, highest in Caucasians. Regr ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Low vitamin D!: Low vitamin d is associated with metabolic syndrome, or the cluster of sx caused by Insulin resistance, which includes torso obesity. Low vitamin corr ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Vitamin D: With gross deficiencies of vitamin d, one can have rickets -- where bones don't mineralize properly and can be deformed. Low d may show up as bone pa ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Vit D deficiency: Limited exposure to the sun, obesity, malabsorption, age.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Unlikely: Cause more irritation than cancer. Hope this helps.

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