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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience in Dermatology
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
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Cromwell
33 years experience in Clinical Lipidology
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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
22 years experience in Radiology
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
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
No: Vitamin d can help psoriasis. There is no direct link between eczema and and vitamin d, but topical vitamin d may help eczema in sensitive areas with ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
Take supplements: A simple blood test can tell you if you are deficient. If severe i recommend 50k units weekly, if not 1000-4000u daily.
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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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in 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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
36 years experience in 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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in 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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
44 years experience in Endocrinology
No: B"sd No not a reason for facial swelling Quite low levels very low are common, significance is unclear. "Correct" level of vitamin D are quite arbi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in 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 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in 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 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 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.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Vitamin D deficiency: The "normal" values for vitamin D vary between Caucasians, African-Americans, and Hispanics. Lowest in African Americans, highest in Caucasians. Regr ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Typically not: Not known to be specifically related.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience in 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in 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 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 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience in 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 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Vit D deficiency: Limited exposure to the sun, obesity, malabsorption, age.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience in Pediatrics
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
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