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Vitamin d deficiency rash

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Not reported but: I have seen a few cases of generalized small itchy bumps on patient with vitamin d deficiency. The rash has either gone away or improved after vitami... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Ebner
Dermatology 18 years experience
Not Likely: Melanoma would rarely ever cause an allergy type rash unless it was very severe and at a late stage. It is usually found as an abnormal pigmented les... Read More
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Not usually: A red rash would be an unusual appearance for melanoma. It usually looks like more discrete brown or black spots. Melanoma is typically not associat... Read More
Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgical Oncology 17 years experience
Not usually: This is not a typical symptom. But best to bring it to the attention of your dermatologist. Melanoma can cause iron deficiency anemia if it has create... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Cromwell
Clinical Lipidology 34 years experience
D3, 5000-8000 IU day: When diet and sun exposure are insufficient to raise vitamin d levels many physicians recommend a daily dose of 5, 000-8, 000 iu of vitamin d3 . Once ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
Radiology 23 years experience
Intake and sun: 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 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Vitamin D deficiency: ....Makes you more likely to catch illnesses. It makes you more likely to develop immune problems. A variety of cancers are more likely with low d. ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
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Pediatrics 50 years experience
Low intake/absorptio: Examples are individuals on special diet, e.g. Vegan diet or the ones having fat malabsorption from intestines due to pancreatic insufficiency or live... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Diet/sun exposure: Not enough vitamin d, either through diet or sunlight exposure.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Vitamin D: Probably but an injection is not necessary. Vitamin D tablets are available over the counter at low cost. 1,000 or 2,000 mg tablets daily are appropri... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Armendariz
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Vitamin D Deficiency: Frequent bone fractures is one sign.

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