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low white blood cells a vitamin d deficiency

A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Blood/Vitamin D: Can't answer your questions until you get the lab data to share with me. Australia is so wonderful that vitamin D deficiency should not be an issue. L ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience 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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
15 years experience Endocrinology
Not directly: Often, severe vitamin d deficiency is caused by malabsorption from celiac disease. Celiac disease is associated with other autoimmune diseases like t ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda DiMeglio
27 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Likely normal or low: Prolonged vitamin d deficiency can be associated with low circulating levels of calcium. Often, though if there is adequate dietary calcium intake an ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience 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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Unlikley: How low and how high?
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
No: Short answer is no. Getting enough sun ? Getting enough dairy? Do you smoke ? Do you intake enough liquids ?
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: There is no association between the two.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Clotting factors: Vitamin k is used to create several factors in the clotting cascade (the system that ends in a blood clot). If vitamin k isn't there, then those facto ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Nothing specific: Here. Need to know the cause of low wbcs to make a plan.
A member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Vitamin D toxicity: No. Vitamin d has no known adverse effects up to levels of 100 ng/ml. Obvious signs of toxicity emerge at levels above 150 ng/ml. Signs of toxicity in ... Read More
A 84-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Perhaps, it depends: I don't have enough info to know in your situation. There are many causes of dementia. Low white count may signify chronic viral infection or infectio ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
None specifically: Why are the wbcs low? Has someone told you a vitamin may be of benefit.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
It could be: lab error. Repeat the test . No relation to calcium or vitamin D.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
Vitamin D deficiency: The vitamin d deficiency has not been corrected. It is possible that there is poor absorption of vitamin d due to an intestinal problem. A gastroent ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
38 years experience Pathology
B12 normal range: There is no harm in an elevated B12 level. The normal range is established based on a population study, but the physiology and diet factors that might ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
THIS IS A "LONGSHOT": but this set of symptoms (SYNDROME) sound like HASHIMOTO's THYROIDITIS and PERNICIOUS Macrocytic anemia also may be AUTO-IMMUNE!!! in nature ie: the ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
No: Vitamin d defiency has not been among the long list of causes of leukopenia.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience 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 female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
No. But they...: ...are often seen with beta thalessemia major.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Other condition: You may have other separate problem in addition to the iron deficiency anemia. You may have a blood disorder that is called thalassemia trait, in addi ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marek Bozdech
48 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Hemoglobin is the molecule which has iron attached to,it and carries and releases oxygen. Iron deficiency can occur with a normal hemoglobin value, th ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Probably not: 14 mg is a very low dose because iron supplements tend to be poorly absorbed. It depends on which form of iron you use but authorities recommend 50-10 ... Read More

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