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I have a low vit D level. Can vitamin d deficiency be the reason of my edema on face and upper back?

I have a low vit D level. Can vitamin d deficiency be the reason of my edema on face and upper back?

No: Look for another cause. There are several possibilities, including (if this is episodic) C1 esterase deficiency. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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What are things you should know if you have an elevated pth, normal calcium level and vitamin d deficiency?

What are things you should know if you have an elevated pth, normal calcium level and vitamin d deficiency?

Correct D deficiency: Vitamin d deficiency reduces intestinal calcium absorption and stimulates parathyroid hormone secretion which maintains the blood calcium in the normal range until it is so severe that a low blood calcium develops. Correction of d deficiency restores the parathyroid hormone and calcium to normal. ...Read more

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1.If I have panic attacks should I test vit d or d3? Which one? 2.Can I have a normal calcium level and vitamin d deficiency?

1.If I have panic attacks should I test vit d or d3? Which one? 2.Can I have a normal calcium level and vitamin d deficiency?

Get D3 level checked: Vitamin d deficiency can cause anxiety and could potentially lead to panic attacks, but it would be relatively low on the list of possibilities. It is easy to check you level with a blood test. Vitamin d3 level is best. You can have a normal calcium and deficient vitamin d. Low d levels lead to bone calcium loss to replenish calcium levels in the blood which remain normal. ...Read more

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Is it possible for elevated bilirubin levels and being vitamin d deficiency to have anything to do with each other?

Is it possible for elevated bilirubin levels and being vitamin d deficiency to have anything to do with each other?

Doubtful: I highly doubt any relationship between elevated bilirubin and vitamin D deficiency in adults. Given the epidemic of vitamin D deficiency, physicians would see thousands more patients with elevated bilirubin if there was a relationship between the two. That being said, a 2013 study from Asia suggests low vitamin D may be associated with elevated bilirubin in neonates. ...Read more

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Dexpression, lathergic, low level of vitamin b12. And vitamin d deficiency, low level of energy?

Dexpression, lathergic, low level of vitamin b12. And vitamin d deficiency, low level of energy?

And your question?: I'm not sure what you are asking. Yes, vit d deficiency can cause fatigue. It is easy to correct with 5-8000 iu of d3/day. B12 deficiency can be serious too- try 1000 mcg of sublingual b12/day ; if that does not help try injections. See http://bit.Ly/1fnt3ox ; http://bit.Ly/1607tg3 if fatigue persists after correcting then see a good doc to explore the many other possible causes of fatigue. ...Read more

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How does iron and vitamin d deficiency affect my body. What can I do. Besides supliments. To bring my levels up?

How does iron and vitamin d deficiency affect my body. What can I do. Besides supliments. To bring my levels up?

Eat foods: With iron, get daily 15 minutes of sun for the vitamin d, otherwise, the supplements are the way to go. Iron and vitamin d are essential for the body, many diseases and consequences when these 2 are low, sorry for brevity but limited space here to reply. ...Read more

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If after a vitamin d deficiency i take injections that boost my levels to an overload (from 4 to around 100) are there any side effects?

If after a vitamin d deficiency i take injections that boost my levels to an overload (from 4 to around 100) are there any side effects?

Toxicity: Too much of a good thing is also no good. If vit d levels get too high it can lead to high blood calcium levels. This can cause symptoms of lethargy, nausea, vomiting, headache, increased urination, confusion. One can develop kidney stones and heart rhythm problems. ...Read more

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I have a vitamin d deficiency (11 ng/ml) that won't get better. (i take 1000iu a day but levels won't rise) what would the recommended action be?

I have a vitamin d deficiency (11 ng/ml) that won't get better. (i take 1000iu a day but levels won't rise) what would the recommended action be?

Prescr. Strength : You will need prescription strength vitamin d. Have your doctor prescribe it for you. It comes in doses of 50, 000 iu and your doctor can determine the regimen that is right for you. ...Read more

Dr. Linda DiMeglio
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