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Leg Pain And Vitamin B 12 Deficiency
Lateral right knee ache,vit d level is 17,should vit d tablet be taken?can this level of vit d cause muscle ache in knee?
The lower limit: of normal vitamin D is about 20 ng/ml so your level is a little low. But it is probably not low enough to cause many symptoms. And usually the muscle and bone pain would be more generalized. I suspect your lateral knee pain is due to a strain/sprain. Check with your doctor about vitamin D supplements; but do try to get more fish/salmon, tuna, sardines or cod liver oil. Or fortified yogurt or milk! ...Read more
No: But a clot can and should be ruled out. ...Read more
I've vitamin D deficiency 17.5nmol/l and iron deficiency 6.8umol/l there is any problem if i take vitamin D and iron together ?
Does vit d deficiency cause tingling/numbness,limb weakness,low chronic fever,headaches,pain,severe memory loss,ataxia,etc?Initial vit d level was 5.
Could foot pain be associated with vitamin D defficiency? If so should I supplement both vitamin D and calcium or just vitamin D?
My muscles easily get sore, cramps easily , vit d deficiency and pcos ? What is the reason for muscle soreness and weakness ?
Muscle soreness: Muscle soreness can be due to a number of reasons you need to have a good physical exam and blood test to rule out conditions like arthritis , hypothyroid, low electrolytes but a common cause in heat could be decreased fluid intake and being out of shape a commonly used medication for cholesterol can also cause it exercising like stretching pilates yoga may help. ...Read more
It may help decrease: Vitamin D stimulates bone turnover by protecting against bone osteoblasts and by preserving fast twitch fibers in muscles. It also decreases inflammation in body tissues and inflammation may be the cause of degeneration in musculoskeletal system. There are many cause of back pain. If a person has rickets vitamin D can treat it. Adequate D levels are associated with less fracture risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Iron saturation= 10 %. All else normal, no anemia. On supplements for vit B deficiency. Do I need iron supplements to help with fatigue and rls ?
Dr conf severe vitamin D def today and thinks may cause RLS like symptoms in day. Prescribed highest dosage of Vit D and advised symptoms should go in 3 months. Does Vit D deficiency=rls like pain?
Vitamin d: Imam unaware of direct link between vitamin d and RLS, however given vitamin d's important and widespread effect on the body it certainly could. The time of a few months should be expected to get the level back and cause effect. Remember to get some teal sunshine too! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can vitamin d deficincy cause lightheadness ? I did full check up & MRI brain all fine, only I have severe vitamin d deficincy !
Low vitamin d (12), fatigue with muscle and joint pain. Daily issue, restless legs at night...Possible fibromyalgia? How to test for it?
Physical exam: The best test for fibromyalgia is a physical exam by a skilled physician knowledgeable in fibromyalgia. There is no lab or imaging study that can confirm fibromyalgia. Be aware that vitamin d deficiency can mimic fibromyalgia-- i would not diagnose fibromyalgia unless a person has corrected their vitamin d deficiency. It can take 9-12 months to correct a low vitamin d. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is vitamin d level of 30 considered deficient? Migrating muscle/joint pain for 4 months. First rite arm now left arm too. Easy/excessive bruising too.
Hematocrit went from 40.2 to 34.3 and hemoglobin from 13.7 to 11.9. B 12 deficient and get monthly inj also take 2mg of folic acid daily. Concerning?
Only problem?: Is B12 deficiency the only problem? What is the mcv? B12 level (likely high from injections) hcy, mma? If RDW is high then two problems could be going on simultaneously -- eg B12 anemia and iron deficiency anemia. Any blood loss? Ask your hematologist to review. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
YES, a common cause: Research shows that the vast majority of those with chronic back pain have inadequate levels of Vit D and that giving adequate D usually leads to significant improvement- see http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/112633.php Most adults need 5-8000 iu/day in fall & winter months, year-round if you use sunscreen or don't get much mid-day sun. See http://bit.ly/1eKkVkv & http://bit.ly/1dC7vnA ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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