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Garfield, NJ
A 22-year-old female asked:

i have irregular menstrual, headache, fatigue, joint pain &occasional slight fever, excessive hair shedding. doc took blood results were low vitamin d?

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Dr. Blake Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 13 years experience
Low vitamin D: Many people have low vitamin D levels. I don't think this is contributing to the symptoms you're having. Vitamin D is involved in calcium metabolism.

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