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Can excess vitamin d or c cause itchiness? A few days ago I went from taking 1,000 iu D to 2,000 iu D. I also upped my vitamin c to 2,500mg per day.

Can excess vitamin d or c cause itchiness? A few days ago I went from taking 1,000 iu D to 2,000 iu D. I also upped my vitamin c to 2,500mg per day.

Not from vitamins: Vitamins won't make you itch but there could be compounds in the vitamin tablets that you react to. Make sure that you're using quality supplements. The amounts of D and C that you're taking should not give you any problems. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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I was diagnosed by doctors in China of having allergic purpura (capillary toxicosis) , using OTC medicine called Trasfer Factor Oral Solution and Vita?

I was diagnosed by doctors in China of having allergic purpura (capillary toxicosis) , using OTC medicine called Trasfer Factor Oral Solution and Vita?

Hypersensitivity vasculitis?: Hypersensitivity vasculitis (which can be called allergic purpura) can occur after ingestion of certain medications/drugs. It can present with the rash like in the photos, also with fever, joint pain, belly pain, and swollen lymph nodes. The treatment is to stop the medication and the symptoms should resolve within a week. If it does not resolve with discontinuation of the medication, please go see your doctor again. ...Read more

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Can vitamin C help?

Can vitamin C help?

Necessary: Vitamin c is one of the thirteen essential vitamins the body needs to function properly. The best sources are citrus fruits, kiwi, broccoli, etc. It can help prevent colds but doesn't help once you have one. Smokers tend to be deficient in vitamin c. Best to get your natural vitamin c surrounded by other nutrients from food instead of synthetic version found in pills. ...Read more

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Does vitamin C really work?

Does vitamin C really work?

For what?: Vitamin c really does prevent scurvy and help your immune system. It helps in growth and repair of tissues. Did you have a specific question? ...Read more

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Is lots of vitamin C good or bad?

Is lots of vitamin C good or bad?

Vitamin C is: generally good for you. If you take too much you may get the runs. Daily maintenance dose would be one 1K tab in the a.m. and one 1K tab in the p.m. It only lasts in your body for about 12 hours so whatever you take needs to be in divided doses. If you have a cold or it's cold season it can be doubled. Beyond that, please see a nutritionist or integrative doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Should vitamin C be taken at night?

Should vitamin C be taken at night?

Day and night: I recommend everyone take 1000-2000 mg of vitamin c twice a day for general preventive purposes. Vitamin c does not stay in our bodies very long, so whatever you take in the morning won't be there at nite, so i advise taking vitamin c both morning and evening. ...Read more

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How will my body utilize vitamin c?

How will my body utilize vitamin c?

Vit c: Vit c is a water soluble vitamin and our body does not manufacture it so the supply we get is via food resources and the level can fluctuate a lot and is labile. Some patients who have malabsorption syndromes or gastric bypass or who travel a lot (like pirates) can develop a deficiency as well. It can lead to anemia and bruising/bleeding problems and affect wound healing and lead to psychosis etc. ...Read more

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What is vitamin C good for in winter?

Vitamin c: Vitamin c, like all vitamins, are needed for existence. The best sources of all nutrients are from regular foot intake with a balanced diet using healthy food sources. Vitamin c is involved in multiple biochemical reactions in the human body. ...Read more

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Is vitamin C the best cure-all vitamin?

Is vitamin C the best cure-all vitamin?

No: There are no magic pills. The best "cure-all" has always been and remains eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly. ...Read more

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Which types of food give you vitamin c?

Which types of food give you vitamin c?

Citrus fruits: Citrus fruits are generally by far the highest in vitamin c. Tomatoes are also a good source, as are many other fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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