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vitamin d deficiency and stomach problems

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Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Not typically: Vitamin d deficiency is associated with rickets in growing children and osteomalacia in adolescents and adults. Symptoms of rickets, if present, inclu ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Vit d deficiency: D deficiency will ,not cause stomach problems directly. But D deficiency can sometimes cause lower calcium balance, which may cause cramps.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends.: Depends upon age. VIt D deficiency in children produces Rickets - a marked softening of the bones with bone pain and "bow legs." Other Sx include mo ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Osteomalacia: Hi. In adults, the most serious problem from vitamin D deficiency is osteomalacia, poor bone mineralization. Vitamin D also has receptors in many othe ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
23 years experience Radiology
Bone density: Vitamin d can be ingested (in milk or supplements) and can also be created in your skin via sun exposure. The latter is becoming less common as most o ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
52 years experience Endocrinology
Possibly: Vitamin d effects most, if not all the organs in the body including the brain. The problems with deficiency are not always the same in everyone. Regar ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Malabsorption: Certain malabsorption syndromes can lead to this. Also certain areas in the world who lack essential vitamins. Also people who do not eat a healthy ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neal Edelson
34 years experience Emergency Medicine
No problem: Taking both vitamin D and iron together should not be a problem. Your stomach may be sensitive to one of these drugs so if you have any symptoms such ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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No : Hi. No, vitamin D deficiency won't mess with your hair.
A female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Questions? : Go ahead and state your questions. We can try to help if we know what the problem is.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
16 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

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