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A 25-year-old female asked:

How fast can cartilage degeneration happen? can it happen within a week with vitamin deficiency or too much of one vitamin?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Cartilage : Degeneration takes place over months and years. Vitamin deficiency or excess probably has little if anything to do with it, but more wear and tear over a long time.
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