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Upper Marlboro, MD
A 21-year-old male asked:

I'm hardly in the sun and i have had shoulder pains, paresthesia, muscle twitching and dizziness. could i be vitamin d deficient?

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Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Possibly: Vitamin d deficiency is certainly a possibility given your lack of sun intake, however your overall symptoms can be related to many different causes. It is best to be assessed by a doctor to determine what could be going on. Best of luck!

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Last updated Mar 17, 2014

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