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A 31-year-old member asked:

Can someone tell me how long will it take to recover from vitamin d deficiency?

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Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
Depends: Best way is to use both d3 and short non-burning periods of sun exposure.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

Can someone tell me how long will it take for my vitamin d deficiency to get better?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Depends...: ...On the vitamin d dosage. High dose treatment can bring it to normal in days to weeks.
A 44-year-old member asked:

How long does it take to recover from vitamin d deficiency?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Frederick Singer
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Variable: The time it takes to reverse vitamin d deficiency depends on how low the level is and what dose of vitamin d is given. In most cases the condition can be reversed in 1-2 months.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Please tell me how long it takes for to cure vitamin d deficiency?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Frederick Singer
Endocrinology 58 years experience
D def.- 1-2mo corr.: The time it takes to correct vitamin d deficiency depends on the severity of the deficiency and the dose of vitamin d used to treat it. In most individuals vitamin d deficiency should be correctable within 1-2 months.
A 32-year-old member asked:

I have vitamin d deficiency. How long till I am better?

1 doctor answer6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Naheed Akhter
Obstetrics and Gynecology 53 years experience
3 months.: You will have to keep taking a small dose on a regular basis after the levels reach normal.
A 38-year-old member asked:

How long does it take to correct vitamin d deficiency?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Variable: Duration of corrective treatment varies depending upon the cause leading to vitamin d deficiency, e.g., nutritional deficiency vs inability to activate vitamin d. For nutritional vitamin d deficiency, high-dose vitamin d, 2, 000 to 5, 000 iu/day, is given over 4-6 week.

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