A 52-year-old female asked:
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i have a 27 value for vitamin d. i take 10, 000units dry d3 daily. dr.will have me do 50, 000 units on 2 mondays. what kind of doctor should i see?

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Dr. Larry Greenbaum
37 years experience Rheumatology
Primary care: You could see an endocrinologist, but your vitamin d level was only slightly low, so i think your primary doctor can handle this.
Answered on Mar 29, 2013
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
You're good: Any physician can handle vitamin d replacement by supplements. Glad it was diagnosed.
Answered on Feb 28, 2016
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Low: 1000 units is still low. It takes time to replace vitamin d. Oftentimes, you need much higher dose to get to an adequate level.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
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Vitamin D: It is the standard dose. Yes, after the prescription ends you should remain on vitamin d. Doses up to 10, 000 units per day are safe.
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