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Does too much vitamin c cause itching

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Davidson
25 years experience
Not enough: Shellfish allergy can be life-threatening, especially if you have breathing difficulties when you eat it. Taking vitamin c is not enough to guarantee... Read More
Dr. Bhavin Patel
Allergy and Immunology 26 years experience
No: Not really. If you have the allergy symptoms that you are describing, then you need to be evaluated by a board certified allergist who will direct yo... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
Rare: Most people do not commonly experience side effects with vitamin d, unless too much is taken. Some side effects of taking too much vitamin d include w... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
No: Vitamin C intake would not cause deficiency of potassium. Sources of vitamin C like orange juice also have potassium.
Dr. Stephen Southard
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Toxicities: That are associated with too much vitamin C are abdominal bloating, diarrhea, certain types of kidney stones and rare abnormal heart rhythms. While l... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rumbyrt
Allergy and Immunology 33 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
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
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
Urology 27 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
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 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
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
This is okay: It's unlikely to do you any good or harm. The people who get into trouble with Ascorbic Acid have taken more than ten times this much. I'm going to as... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Vitamin A: deficiency can cause itching.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Vitamin D: While the blister is unlikely to be due from vitamin d, the dose you are taking is high and should be under medical guidance. Your doctor will check y... Read More
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