A 45-year-old female asked:
Can a lack of vitamin d cause skin itching? its not my kidney or liver ive had extensive testing?
3 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
Itching is not a usual symptom of vitamin D deficiency. For healthy diet: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/., exercise 30 minutes/day, drink enough water daily so your urine is mostly colorless, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs. Get HPV and Covid vaccines. Wish you good health!
Reviewed Oct 09, 2021
Dr. Silviu Pasniciucanswered
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Dry skin is a common cause for skin itching among others. Vitamin D deficiency, otherwise very common in general, is not a common cause of skin itching, but a normal level if checked can help ruling it out.
Answered Oct 10, 2021
Dr. Birendra Tandananswered
Urology 36 years experience
Commonest cause of skin itching is local irritation or allergy so pl look for those reasons first. If you have a normal diet and good sun exposure than chances for vit. D def are very low.
Answered Oct 11, 2021
Last updated Oct 11, 2021
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