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severe vitamin d deficiency amenorrhea

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Family Medicine: There is no need to see a specialist for this very common northern hemisphere problem. Your family physician can manage this easily for you.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Discuss with doc: Discuss this with your doctor.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Either schedule should correct the deficiency. You will need a serum 25ohd measurement every month to determine when you are normal. Then the dose s ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sudhir Bansal
74 years experience Endocrinology
Vitamin d: Low levels of vitamin d are common you have responded to average dose of vitamin d so do not suggest malabsorption continue same dose for 2 months and ... Read More
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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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
36 years experience Internal Medicine
See Below: The basic cause for Tetany is low calcium. In kids due to severe malabsorption or some other cases where there is a loss of Vit D in high amount lead ... 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 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Not cause, but....: It's a really important deficiency to correct as well and soon as possible. here are links to depression reported and even to thought disorders, but a ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Significant vitamin: D deficiency can sometimes lead to secondary hyperparathyroidism, but hyperparathyroidism doesn't cause d deficiency, .
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 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 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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
No: Methotrexate inhibits folic acid metabolism and thereby inhibits synthesis ofbDNA, RNA, thymidylates and proteins. Vitamin D is a group of secosteroid ... 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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
May be not sure: Mental confusion may have a positive link to low levels of serum vitamin d, shows a study in the study 32 elderly patients between the ages of 61 and ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience Medical Oncology
Not typically: Melanoma can spread to the stomach or bowel and cause blood loss and decreased iron. Vitamin d is not usually impaired by melanoma.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
Most common: Cause is lack of sunlight exposure. There are many others. Bu this is the most common.
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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 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Not exactly.: Classic hyperparathyroid symptoms would generally refer to things like muscle aches, heartburn, or depression cause by pth-driven high calcium levels. ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Probably : Not.
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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 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lotfi Hacein-Bey
39 years experience Radiology
Likely: One recent study showed vitamin d deficiency to be linked to depression in a small group of women between 42 and 66 years of age. After that the guide ... Read More
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