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Cracked Tongue Vitamin Deficiency
Digestion: Also, could be poor digestion.Get a more detailed answer ›
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Sometimes- B12, Zinc: There is no single cause of geographic tongue- it can have genetic tendencies, be caused by food sensitivities, toxins or imbalances of intestinal flora, but many find that vitamin B12 or zinc help. There is no guarantee these will help but they are safe to try-see http://collectivewizdom. Com/geographictongue-top10causesandcures. Html try B12 as sublingual methylcobalamin, zinc as zinc picolinate. ...Read more
Tongue pain: The tongue pain can be muscular in nature and be a result of drug induced tardive dyskinesia. This is a constant uncontrolled movement of the tongue. Adjustments to dose could reduce the symptoms. Symptoms of an irritated burning tongue have been treated with lucine supplements with some success. Discussing this with your md and adjusting the vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) may provide some relief. ...Read more
Could vitamin deficiency be the reason for my burning tongue and not being able to tast anything result from a vitamin deficiency?
Possible: Burning tongue syndrome or glossodynia is one of the more frustrating conditions in my practice. There is no known cause or proven treatment. I usually recommend a multivitamin because there are anecdotal reports of it being caused by a vitamin deficiency but this has never been proven. Controlling acid and a blander type of diet seem to help some. Good luck! ...Read more
Can taking huge amts of abx for h pylori cause a vitamin deficiency? I have a sore area on tongue and upper mouth mucus membrane. It's painful.
See below: Possibly, but a number of conditions can be associated with this such as sjogrens, hypothyoidism, and other conditions. See your doctor to be further evaluated. ...Read more
Is there a vitamin deficiency that would cause twitching throughout the body? Including ear drums, anus, eyelids, mouth, neck. Lead poisoning?
Vitamin d: You mightvesntcto get your doctor to check vitamin d and ca level to make sure. Lead poisoning doesn't do that ...Read more
Can low MCH and MCHC only caused by iron deficiency or can there be any other reasons behind it, e.g. vitamin deficiency?
Low MCHC: Aa30, MCHC being low is caused overwhelmingly by low iron and thus hemoglobin molecules per cell, however extremely rare hemoglobin mutations in predominately the alpha chain of hemoglobin protein which weakens the affinity for the Fe (iron) molecule to O2 can also cause low MCHC. We call these low affinity hemoglobinopathies and alpha chain thalassemias. Dr Hilliard ...Read more
Why do you ask?: Nowadays, vitamin deficiency is only a rare cause of hair loss. If you make this assumption based on a charlatan's website, you'll end up buying something that won't work, and if you complain, you'll be told it was your fault. Biotin deficiency sufficient to cause hair loss is hard to get. Get with a competent physician if hair loss is a concern. ...Read more
Blood test: The only way to know definitively if you have a deficiency is to check your blood. Vitamin d, b12and folate are routine tests available in most labs and covered by insurance. The other vitamins usually require a special lab, are more expensive, and may not be covered under insurance. ...Read more
Probably not: If you have had lab tests that say you are deficient you need to take the vitamins that are low. Your doc will advise. Also, over the counter multivitamins are typically very weak. Look on the label to make sure that many of the ingredients are well beyond 100% of the recommended daily allowance and you will have a better brand. Peace and good health. ...Read more
A few can: Several vitamin deficiencies can cause muscle aches but the most common reasons I see are vitamin D3 deficiency and magnesium deficiency (especially in the setting of ibuprofen). BCPs can also contribute to B12 deficiency. All these can be measured (magnesium is done via RBC mag level). A good nutritionist can help you with doses. ...Read more
Probably just you're working out a lot... But...
Given this, I would either rest a bit or try a vitamin supplement for a couple weeks, b/c it is easy. If the symptoms persist then I suggest you get checked out for some rarer issues. ...Read more
It depends on how deep the stains are, if that happened during the developing of the teeth or it happened later in life.
Bleaching can take off superficial stains.
But in deep internal stains, you might consider other alternatives like veneers. ...Read more
Depends: It should clear up fairly soon after the deficiency is adequately corrected. ...Read more
Sun exposure needed: Some people have naturally pale skin complexion and so it is normal for those folks. In temperate zone, skin tone is somewhat darker in summer months and gets lighter with fall/winter. If your skin has always been so, then it normal. Getting vitd supplement orally won't help your skin color, only sun exposure will. But should balance the risk of sunburn/cancer etc... Good luck. ...Read more
Will a vitamin deficiency cause the effect of dizziness when getting out of bed and some lightheaded feeling?
If you have a vitamin deficiency, how long will it take for the dietary supplement to make you feel a difference?
Depends: Some b vitamins can help almost immediately, while a magnesium deficiency may take months to correct. ...Read more