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A 33-year-old female asked:

What are the health risks when vit d is only 4.9ng in the body?can it cause joint swelling, acne outburst and weight gain? what's the treatment?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Low Vit D: A level of 4 ng is very low. Would go for supplementation consider and discuss with MD 1000-2000 mg Vit D a day. See if your symptoms resolve. For the joint swelling would follow up this week with doctor /urgent care to assess if it is autoimmune or other pathology.
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