A 37-year-old female asked:
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would calcium blood levels or other blood results show low if patient had vitamin d deficiency for years with out knowing?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: The blood test shows the level of vitamin d at that that time of the blood test.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
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