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severe vitamin d deficiency symptoms

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Diet/sun exposure: Not enough vitamin d, either through diet or sunlight exposure.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
22 years experience in Radiology
Many things: Vitamin d can be ingested (in milk/ supplements) and can be created in your skin via sun exposure. The latter is becoming less common as most of us us ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in 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.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Discuss with doc: Discuss this with your doctor.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Singer
57 years experience in 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 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sudhir Bansal
74 years experience in 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 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Many people take: 5,000 IUs of Vitamin D3 daily when their D level is low. It comes in capsule form and can be found in health food stores. Check w/doc first. Peace ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
What dosage of Vit: D? What form of Vit D supplement is being used? How low was the original vitamin D level? What deficiency sx's are you referring to? Bone health? ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience in Radiology
Take Vitamin D!: I assume your diagnosis was made based on a blood test showing a very low level of 25-hydroxyvitamin d also known as calcidiol. If that is the case, a ... Read More
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