A 34-year-old female asked:
can you point me in the direction of the type of specialist i should see? low igm, low vitamin d, low mvp, iron deficiency, low magnesium and low calcium.
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Integrative Medicine 32 years experience
Specialist: Either an internist or hematologist would be the best choice.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Can prenatal vitamins help with hair loss in women who have never been pregnant? If not, which vitamins help?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
None: Unless you have a specifically identified vitamin deficiency (which is relatlvely uncommon in a country like the us) and that vitamin deficiency is linked to hair loss, don't bother with any vitamin supplementation. It's expensive and a recent study shows it may be harmful.
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I take vitamin d, Lipitor (atorvastatin) medicine for gout and niacin nightly before bedtime. I am having sleep problems andi get up in the middle of the night. Is there any problemwith me?
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Addiction Medicine 41 years experience
Problem?: You have a few health issues, and though getting up once or even twice may be normal for an older individual, it may not be for a young man or female. Get a check up, or discuss this issue with your physician to make sure this is not a prostates issue, and infection.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
What would happen if I take prenatal vitamins, birth control pills & iron pills at the same time?
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Gynecology 41 years experience
?upset stomach: There should not be any medical reason you can't take all three simultaneously if you can tolerate them. Since any of the three can cause nausea it may be more likely if all three are taken together.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Will vitamin B12 injections help loss of sensation in the feet for an 81-year-old female with diabetic neuropathy?
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Podiatry 28 years experience
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A 47-year-old female asked:
My body doesn't tolerate iron pills. Do intravenous do the same things to my body as the pills do? I had gastric bypass surgery 3 yrs ago.
3 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 56 years experience
Not first choice: In iron absorption complex mechanism is involved, entire body has only 5 gm of iron, daily loss will be less than 2 mg, even if you take 10 gm of iron by mouth body is set to absorb less than 4 to 5 mg. Your first option should be liquid form, then may be im , IV is very rarely.Used for your condition.
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