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Doctor insights on: Deficiency Of Vitamin A B C D

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Is there a vitamin d deficiency injection?

Is there a vitamin d deficiency injection?

YesThereIsVitD Injec: Yes there is Vitamin D injection but it is not used too much as it is an IV Injection But we have mega dose VitD Vitamins available by prescription 50000 units /capsule to correct Vitamin D deficiency to load up and follow by vitamin D3 IN doses of 1000,2000 or 3000 units available over the counter Treatment is based on the level of 25 HydroxyVit D level in blood ...Read more

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Vitamin A (Definition)

Vitamin A helps form and maintain healthy teeth, skeletal and soft tissue, mucous membranes, and skin. It is also known as retinol because it produces the pigments in the retina of the eye. Vitamin A promotes good vision, especially in low light. It may also be needed ...Read more


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Is vitamin d a type of macronutrient?

Is vitamin d a type of macronutrient?

No: Macronutrients are carbohydrates (sugars and starches), lipids (fats) and proteins. Vitamin d is none of these; it's a compound found in a few foods, but mostly made in your skin when you are exposed to sufficient sunlight. Your body uses vitamin d in many ways. Macronutrient use by your body is somewhat simpler. Carbs are for fuel. Fats are for energy storage. Proteins are building blocks. ...Read more

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Is vit b 12 deficiency a symptom of crohnes?

Is vit b 12 deficiency a symptom of crohnes?

Possibly: It could be. Especially if you have had part of your ileum surgically removed. If not, it may be very inflamed. You may need injectable forms of B12 if you can't get your levels up through oral supplementation ...Read more

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Is 2,000 iu of vitamin D a safe dose if I have a vitamin D deficiency?

Is 2,000 iu of vitamin D a safe dose if I have a vitamin D deficiency?

Vitamin D: Yes that dose is appropriate for a daily supplement. Just make sure you recheck your levels in a few months. You should also spend a little time in the sun, summer is coming do outdoor activities! ...Read more

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Can methotrexate cause a vitamin d deficiency?

Can methotrexate cause a vitamin d deficiency?

No: Methotrexate inhibits folic acid metabolism and thereby inhibits synthesis ofbDNA, RNA, thymidylates and proteins. Vitamin D is a group of secosteroidsvthat enhances the absorption of calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphate and zinc. ...Read more

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Could sunscreen cause a vitamin d deficiency?

Could sunscreen cause a vitamin d deficiency?

Great question: : Although this is not commonly discussed, vitamin d deficiency is increasingly more common and may bec related to avoidance of sun exposure altogether. Sun exposure in moderation. ...Read more

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What happens with vitamin d deficiency?

What happens with vitamin d deficiency?

Vitamin D: With gross deficiencies of vitamin d, one can have rickets -- where bones don't mineralize properly and can be deformed. Low d may show up as bone pain and muscle weakness at first. Low vitamin d also correlates with increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease, cognitive impairment in seniors, severe asthma in kids, cancer, hypertension, depression, glucose intolerance, and ms. ...Read more

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Can I take the followings/d Hpv and low grade vitamin A 8000 iu vitamin b13 1000ug vitamin c 1500 mg vitamin D 25 ug vitamin e 400 iu folic acid 800ug?

Can I take the followings/d
Hpv and low grade
vitamin A 8000 iu
vitamin b13 1000ug
vitamin c 1500 mg
vitamin D 25 ug
vitamin e 400 iu
folic acid 800ug?

Vitamins and HPV: Vitamins as supplements will have absolutely no effect on HPV. You can however take the supplements you indicated, although a single multivitamin a day would be just as effective. ...Read more

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Can I take vitamin C and vitamin b complex together?

Can I take vitamin C and vitamin b complex together?

Yes: Vitamins C & B are water soluble. Taking water –soluble vitamins on an empty stomach (30” prior to eating) when you first wake up is ideal. Or they can be taken 2 hours after a meal. ...Read more

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If my severe vitamin D deficiency was caused by malabsorption, would oral vitamin D supplements work?

If my severe vitamin D deficiency was caused by malabsorption, would oral vitamin D supplements work?

Vit D malais: 53 M of unknown ethnicity from UK asks "if my severe Vit D was caused by malabsorption would oral D work". ANS; yes it you can correct cause of malabsorption or take in enough to overcome the malabsorb problem. Talk with your team there who know you best. ...Read more

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Recently diagnosed with severe vitamin d deficiency. What are known causes of vitamin d deficiency?

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Recently diagnosed with severe vitamin d deficiency. What are known causes of vitamin d deficiency?

Poor intake/absorp-: There are three categories of problems leading to vitamin d deficiency. --low intake of vitamin d: individuals on vegetarian diet & vegan diet --low absorption from the gastrointestinal tract: individuals with pancreatic or liver disease --inability to activate vitamin d: individuals with kidney failure. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of vitamin d deficiency? what will be effect of vitamin d deficiency?

What are symptoms of vitamin d deficiency? what will be effect of vitamin d deficiency?

Depends: There are two agreed upon effects of vitamin D deficiency, rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults. However, there is controversy about what blood level of vitamin D is normal. Other effects of low vitamin D levels are weakness, falls, aches and pains and may be multiple sclerosis and some cancers. You may safely take 2000 IU of vitamin D3 daily. ...Read more

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What is vitamin d defeciency?

What is vitamin d defeciency?

It's just that: The lack or low levels of vitamin D, one of the vitamins important in calcium regulation, bone health, immune function and cellular differentiation. It has a lot of associations with various ailments. ...Read more

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Vitamin B12 or vitamin b complex, what is the difference?

Vitamin B12 or vitamin b complex, what is the difference?

Good question: B12 is typically given under the tongue (pill or liquid) or by shot. Although there is some B12 in b complex pills chances our its not enough or can't be properly absorbed by the last 5 inches of your small intestine. (B12 absorbtion requires first binding to intrinsic factor made in the stomach ) either the stomach is dammaged or the small intestine has a problems. B complex varies in content. ...Read more

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Is vitamin C healthly?

Is vitamin C healthly?

Yes: The best source of vitamin C is a healthy diet consisting of lots of fruits and vegetables. Taking a pill won't substitute for eating healthy. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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For which deficiencies we use each of vitamin a, b, c, d, e, k please tell me for which cases we use each vitamin for patients?

For which deficiencies we use each of vitamin a, b, c, d, e, k please tell me for which cases we use each vitamin for patients?

Many manifestations: Deficiencies of each vitamin (in the case of b, 7 separate vitamins) can cause a wide variety of symptoms and health problems. They give us very limited space here but this website has reliable information on the problems caused by each of these deficiencies: http://www.Healthsupplementsnutritionalguide.Com/vitamin-deficiency-symptoms.Html. ...Read more

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What are some underlying causes of vitamin deficiency? I'm d, b-12 deficient and have a high fetrin level.

Different causes: Vitamin d deficiency is mainly due to lack of sunlight (although could also increase skin cancer risk). Vitamin B12 deficiency is more nutritional although it's also associated w/gastric disorders leading to loss of intrinsic factor. High ferritin suggests either infection or lots of iron. Best to check w/your family or whoever ordered these tests. Replacement of B12 & d is inexpensive & easy. ...Read more

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Describe the disorder called deficiency of vitamins a, d, e, or k.?

Describe the disorder called deficiency of vitamins a, d, e, or k.?

Malabsorption: These are all called "fat soluble vitamins". A deficiency usually implies an inability to adequately absorb fat. There are a number of reasons for this and requires careful evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes deficiency of vitamin d?

What causes deficiency of vitamin d?

No sunlight exposure: A major cause of vitamin d deficiency is limited sun exposure vitamin d deficiency can be caused by not eating enough food rich in vitamin d malabsorption of vitamin d from food in the intestines. Crohn’s disease, celiac disease, and cystic fibrosis. Obesity and gastric bypass surgery .Can also lower vitamin d stores in the body. ...Read more

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The causes of the deficiency of vitamin c?

Lack of intake: All fruits and vegetables contain some amount of vitamin c. Malnutrition causes insufficient intake and therefore a deficiency. ...Read more

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What is the outcome of a deficiency of vitamin d?

What is the outcome of a deficiency of vitamin d?

Several things!: Osteoporosis and in men, greater likelyhood of prostate cancer and colon cancer, in women, more breast and colon cancer, and in both sexes, heart disease and stroke. Other problems occur, but I have highlighted the best defined! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of deficiency of vitamin d?

Many: Possible, pain, numbness or paresthesias, fatigue, mental issues, etc... ...Read more

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I have a deficiency of vitamin d, what should I do?

I have a deficiency of vitamin d,  what should I do?

Supplement D3, D2, D: Desirable concentrations of d3 (the one which counts, not d or d2) are in the 70-80 range. Search for a supplement which provides enough to raise concentrations, many otc &rx are not effective. Ones made from lanolin of sheep grown for their wool often work well, reasonable doses are often in the 25, 000 to 50, 000 iu/wk, often upper end. Allow ~3 months to check efficacy. ...Read more

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Vitamin d at 15.6 is not that low in deficiency right?

Vitamin d  at 15.6 is not that low in deficiency right?

Vit D: I like to get levels to around 50. You can supplement and/or get outside in the sun a little to raise the levels. ...Read more

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What are the signs or symptoms of vitamin a, d, e, or k deficiency?

What are the signs or symptoms of vitamin a, d, e, or k deficiency?

DEAK vitamins: I agree with dr. Garvey, much too broad. These are the fat soluble vitamins so that issues with the absorption of fat may also involve these vitamins too. ...Read more

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What effects does a severe deficiency of vitamin d have on the body?

Bone disease.: The most proven problem from vitamin d deficiency is bone disease. In children rickets occurs leading to poor growth and deformed bones. Other problems may include muscle weakness, infections including tuberculosis, diabetes and cancer. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many iu of vitamin d should I take if have deficiency?

Since is fat soluble: Alot! i fequently start people who are seriously deficient on prescription d2 at 50, 000iu ( 50k), twice weekly and then once monthly. Since it is fat soluble. Individuals with more body fat because of size or obesity take longer to replete. I recommend that everyone take at least 2000iu of d3 per day. ...Read more

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I had my vitamin d tested for the 1st time. Turns out I have deficiency. Can one estimate how long ago the deficiency started? Weeks, months, years?

I had my vitamin d tested for the 1st time. Turns out I have deficiency. Can one estimate how long ago the deficiency started? Weeks, months, years?

Can guess based on:: It's possible to get adequate vitamin d from sun exposure in spring ; summer- about 15 minutes of sun between 10-3 gives most people enough d if you don't use sunscreen. So if you get sun you have probably been deficient since the fall; if you avoid sun or use sunscreen it's possible you have been deficient for years. See http://bit.Ly/1dc7vna ; http://bit.Ly/166dliq ; http://bit.Ly/1cxzalv. ...Read more

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Why do I have vitamin d deficiency?

Why do I have vitamin d deficiency?

Intake and sun: Vitamin d can be ingested (in milk or supplements) and can also be created in your skin via sun exposure. The latter is becoming less common as most of us use sunscreen! vit d plays a vital role in bone development and woman are at increased risk for osteoporosis. Got milk? Increase milk intake, use supplements as necessary, and increase weight bearing exercise to build bone! ...Read more

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How do you get a vitamin D deficiency?

How do you get a vitamin D deficiency?

Vitamin D: We get Vitamin D from the sun on our skin. Now we stay indoors and use sun block so it is not reason we are deficient. Take at least 1000 IU per day. ...Read more

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How dangerous is vitamin d deficiency?

How dangerous is vitamin d deficiency?

Vitamin D deficiency: ....Makes you more likely to catch illnesses. It makes you more likely to develop immune problems. A variety of cancers are more likely with low d. Some studies have even shown increased likelihood of death from all causes in d deficient people. Not to mention, d is necessary for strong bones. Vitamin d deficiency is a significant problem. ...Read more

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What can cause a vitamin D deficiency?

What can cause a vitamin D deficiency?

Vit D deficiency: Lack of adequate exposure of ones skin to sunlight and or lack of supplementation of Vit D3 in the diet. ...Read more

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What happens with vitamin d deficiency?

Vitamin D: With gross deficiencies of vitamin d, one can have rickets -- where bones don't mineralize properly and can be deformed. Low d may show up as bone pain and muscle weakness at first. Low vitamin d also correlates with increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease, cognitive impairment in seniors, severe asthma in kids, cancer, hypertension, depression, glucose intolerance, and ms. ...Read more

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How can I treat a vitamin d deficiency?

How can I treat a vitamin d deficiency?

Vitamin D supplement: Vitamin d deficiency is treated with supplemental vitamin d; you should discuss with your physician what is the most appropriate type and dose of vitamin d for your specific situation. ...Read more

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What could cause a vitamin d deficiency?

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Low intake/absorptio: Examples are individuals on special diet, e.g. Vegan diet or the ones having fat malabsorption from intestines due to pancreatic insufficiency or liver failure. ...Read more