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A 45-year-old female asked:

Ok i have low phospherous levels and now blood test saying extremely low vitamin d. can that be cause of the low phospherous issue and can chronic diarrhea cause the d deficiency?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Could be: Low vitamin d is extremely common and easily correctable by oral supplementation. Diarrhea may aggravate vitamin d deficiency. Low vitamin d may alter calcium and phosphate metabolism. It would be helpful to discuss all of these issues with your doctor.
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