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vitamin d deficiency and stomach problems

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
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 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in 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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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
22 years experience in 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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
45 years experience in 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 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Yes.: The symptoms of B12 deficiency can be quite subtle, but GI upset, indigestion, constipation, diarrhea, etc do occur. Sore tongue, weakness, and neuro ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neal Edelson
33 years experience in 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience in Wound care
Deficiencies : This question is difficult to answer in such a short space. Examples can only be given. Vitamin d deficiency can be caused by kidney disease, for exam ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Vit D and iron def: Besides dietary causes: vit d deficiency can be seen in inflammatory states in the body as well. Iron deficiency may e form excessive blood loss or de ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes it dose: ■fatigue ■general muscle pain and weakness ■muscle cramps ■joint pain ■chronic pain ■weight gain ■high blood pressure ■restless sleep ■ ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Yes, but other: causes are more common. You may not taking enough of these vitamins with your diet. Try taking 5000 units of vitamin D3 daily for three months and ret ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lang
51 years experience in 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 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anne Eglash
34 years experience in Family Medicine
Not likely: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is characterized by bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and/or constipation. The colon appears normal when examined on ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends: Vitamin d deficiency is usually poor intake or lack of sunlight exposure or both. Iron deficiency can be poor intake, poor absorption, or excessive i ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience in 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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
May be: Some one deficient in iron and vitamin D is likely to be deficient in other nutrients as well. If would be prudent to consult a doctor for a proper a ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Vit D malais: 53 M of unknown ethnicity from UK asks "if my severe Vit D was caused by malabsorption would oral D work". ANS; yes it you can correct cause of malabs ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lotfi Hacein-Bey
39 years experience in 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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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience in Radiology
What Symptoms?: You don't list any symptoms in your question. I found no mention of Folic Acid or vitamin d deficiency listed.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: There is no association between the two.
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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