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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


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Can geographic tongue be a vitamin deficiency? If so, which ones are good to take?

Can geographic tongue be a vitamin deficiency? If so, which ones are good to take?

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

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Is Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and tongue pain caused by vitamin deficiency?

Is Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and tongue pain caused by vitamin deficiency?

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

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Could vitamin deficiency be the reason for my burning tongue and not being able to tast anything result from a vitamin deficiency?

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

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Please answer! What vitamin deficiency causes sore tongue and gums?

Please answer! What vitamin deficiency causes sore tongue and gums?

Vitamin C: Vitamin c is one deficiency that can result in sore tongue and gingiva. See your dentist to get your mouth evaluated. ...Read more

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Could my chonic dry eyes and the dryness at the corners of mouth be caused by vitamin deficiency?

Could my chonic dry eyes and the dryness at the corners of mouth be caused by vitamin deficiency?

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

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Can low MCH and MCHC only caused by iron deficiency or can there be any other reasons behind it, e.g. vitamin deficiency?

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

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What are the major symptoms of vitamin deficiency?

What are the major symptoms of vitamin deficiency?

It depends: Each vitamin is essential to your body for a different reason. A deficiency in one may have symptoms different from others. If you suspect a deficiency, speak to your physician. Most deficiencies, including vitamin d, can be addressed by a proper diet. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Vitamin deficiency?

What is the definition or description of: Vitamin deficiency?

Vitamin deficiency: A vitamin deficiency is when the body has low levels of one or more essential vitamins. Deficiencies of different vitamins can lead to varied medical problems. ...Read more

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Which vitamin deficiency can cause hairloss?

Which vitamin deficiency can cause hairloss?

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

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What are the signs and symptoms of vitamin deficiency?

What are the signs and symptoms of vitamin deficiency?

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

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How to know if I have osteomalacia from vitamin deficiency?

How to know if I have osteomalacia from vitamin deficiency?

Several things: Urine and blood test show abnormal levels of vita D.
X-ray. Slight cracks in your bones that are visible on X-rays — called Looser transformation zones — are a characteristic feature of people with osteomalacia.
And sometimes we need a bone biopsy to find out. ...Read more

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Could multivitamins correct vitamin deficiency?

Could multivitamins correct vitamin deficiency?

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

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What vitamin deficiency causes muscular aches?

What vitamin deficiency causes muscular aches?

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

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Which vitamin deficiency causes extreme fatigue?

Which vitamin deficiency causes extreme fatigue?

Depends: B12 deficiency is the most common. Also, b6 and b5 can sometimes be involved. ...Read more

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Could a vitamin deficiency cause your eyes to be discolored?

Could a vitamin deficiency cause your eyes to be discolored?

No: Vitamin deficiency is rare in the U.S. But there are no eye color changes associated with it. ...Read more

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What vitamin deficiency cause muscle burning?

Probably none: Probably just you're working out a lot... But...

http://www.livestrong.com/article/402936-what-is-a-vitamin-deficiency-that-causes-muscle-aches-tiredness/

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

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Can teeth stains due to a vitamin deficiency be removed?

Can teeth stains due to a vitamin deficiency be removed?

Depends: 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

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How long does pale skin associated with vitamin deficiency last?

How long does pale skin associated with vitamin deficiency last?

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

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Can vitamin deficiency cause nails to pull away from the nail bed?

Vitamin deficiency: Yes, consider a and d deficiency as the likely culprit, however, some minerals also could be the cause, as well as metabolic disease. ...Read more

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Can a vitamin deficiency cause fatigue and the need for excess sleep?

Yes: But it could be many other things as well. Don't self-diagnose. If you are consistently getting at least 7-8 hours of uninterrupted sleep a night and still feel fatigued, please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Hi, do extremely blue veins that come and go, mean vitamin deficiency?

No: Veins can change in size and color for many reasons including levels of hydration, degree of exertion, outside temperature, genetics and locations of veins. There is no relationship between vitamin deficiency and veins coming and going. ...Read more

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My hands start shaking at random times, do I have any vitamin deficiency?

My hands start shaking at random times, do I have any vitamin deficiency?

Shaking hands: You need to find out the cause of your shaking hands. Please see your doctor. Vitamin deficiency is not likely the cause. How is your diet? How is your exercise level? Do you get enough sleep? Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Will a vitamin deficiency cause the effect of dizziness when getting out of bed and some lightheaded feeling?

Will a vitamin deficiency cause the effect of dizziness when getting out of bed and some lightheaded feeling?

Vitamin deficiency: There are many vitamins — which one(s) are you taking?
Do you really need any?
I doubt the dizziness is related to the vitamin — please see your doctor. ...Read more

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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

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