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Can vitamins cause constipation in preemies?

Can vitamins cause constipation in preemies?

Yes: Yes, as there may be iron in the vitamin however, with premies, there can be many other causes of constipation as well and before you stop the vitamins you should speak with your pediatrician about this. ...Read more

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Can vitamin d cause constipation?

Can vitamin d cause constipation?

Yes it can in some: Vitamin D does cause constipation in some people and it may be dose related.Best way to get viT D is by sitting in the sun with your arms,face and legs exposed.Some take vitD and calcium combonation and that causes more constipation ...Read more

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Do iron supplements cause constipation in infants?

Do iron supplements cause constipation in infants?

Sometimes: When a child's anemia reaches levels where therapeutic iron is needed, cramps & constipation are seen occasionally. Full srength juices will sometimes counter the effect. It is not seen from the iron content of regular formulas. ...Read more

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To correct vit d deficiency in kids, how many courses of cholecalciferol (granules) can b given safely in a year; does more of it cause vit d toxicity?

To correct vit d deficiency in kids, how many courses of cholecalciferol (granules) can b given safely in a year; does more of it cause vit d toxicity?

3 month check: Response to treat varies depending on reason for deficiency or if Rickets (softening bones from low Vit D) is present. Your child's Vit D levels should be monitored closely to gauge when to adjust the medication. Add salmon, tuna, eggs, dairy and fortified cereals to the diet if no food restrictions. ...Read more

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Can chronic diarrhea be the cause of a vitamin D deficiency?

Can chronic diarrhea be the cause of a vitamin D deficiency?

Maybe: Hi. If you get most of your vit. D from your diet (instead of from sun exposure), malabsorption can cause vit. D deficiency. So causes of malabsorption are associated with diarrhea, so there can be a connection. In general, I'd say chronic diarrhea needs a good work up by a gastroenterologist. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can taking supplements like zinc, calcium, magnesium or vitamin d cause height to increase in an adult over age 35?

Can taking supplements like zinc, calcium, magnesium or vitamin d cause height to increase in an adult over age 35?

Supplementing with: Vitamins and minerals will not increase your height. Please use the things you mention w/professional guidance so you don't overdo or imbalance calcium/magnesium. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can vaccination cause constipation in infants?

Can vaccination cause constipation in infants?

That's a new one: Having followed kids before/during and after vaccinations for more then 3 decades I can tell you with comfort that there is no relationship between shots and constipation. In infants you don't really need a reason, they do it off and on in spite of everything you do. ...Read more

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Can a deficiency in vitamin d cause anxiety symptoms?

Vitamin D: Deficiency in vitamin d is "associated" with many disorders, including cardiovascular and other diseases. To date, the evidence linking vit. D. Deficiency with anxiety is poor. ...Read more

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Does excess iron in an infant's diet cause constipation?

Does excess iron in an infant's diet cause constipation?

Yes: Iron is a binding substances for infants. Try reducing the amount and speaking to your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Low level of vitamin B12 and vitamin d can cause IBS with diarrhea or IBS diarrhea causes low level of vitamin B12 and vitamin d?

Low level of vitamin B12 and vitamin d can cause IBS with diarrhea or IBS diarrhea causes low level of vitamin B12 and vitamin d?

Low B12: If you have low levels of b12- that needs to be investigated and treated. There is a cause for a low B12 level. Untreated it can lead to irreversible neurologic damage. While the cause can be dietary, there are more serious causes such as pernicious anemia- an autoimmune disease. So i suggest an investigation into why low b12. ...Read more

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Will vitamin d supplement cause constipation?

Will vitamin d supplement cause constipation?

Yes: Vitamin d has been reported to cause constipation. In your case, there is no blood test to determine if constipation is caused by vitamin d. It would be reasonable to stop the vitamin d for 1-2 weeks to see if the constipation resolves. If it does, you are likely confirming this as a side effect. ...Read more

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Does metformin lead to low levels of vitamin D3 or vitamin b over time?

Does metformin lead to low levels of vitamin D3 or vitamin b over time?

Vit B12 & others: In addition to depletion of vit b12, metformin has also been shown to deplete levels of Folic Acid and coq10 enzyme. ...Read more

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Will a vitamin d deficiency lead to stomach problems?

Will a vitamin d deficiency lead to stomach problems?

Not typically: Vitamin d deficiency is associated with rickets in growing children and osteomalacia in adolescents and adults. Symptoms of rickets, if present, include pain and irritability, motor delay, poor growth, and increased susceptibility to infections. People with osteomalacia may have no symptoms or may have generalized muscle and bone pain. ...Read more

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I take high fibre but drink little water. Can the diet of breastfeeding mothers cause their infants to constipated?

I take high fibre but drink little water. Can the diet of breastfeeding mothers cause their infants to constipated?

Breast fed babies: No, breast fed babies can have a stool with each feeding, once a day or can go as long as a week without stooling. This is all very normal for breast fed babies. In fact their stool is usually on the watery side. ...Read more

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