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What is rickets disease?

A bone growth prob.

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Rickets refers to deficient mineralization of the growth plates of bone. It can be predominantly related to either deficiency of calcium or phosphorus. It is commonly treated with adequate nutrition and vitamin D therapy.
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Can snake bites cause rickets?

No

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Metabolic problems with vitamin D,phosphorus and or calcium metabolism are the origin of rickets.Whether a deficiency or abnormal handling of the materials, this complex disease has nothing to do with snake bites.
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Why did kids use to get rickets?

They still do

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Rickets is a metabolic bone disease of children which is usually the result of severe vitamin D deficiency, but can also have other causes. Vitamin D deficiency remains common, particularly with spending more time indoors and using sunscreen (which is necessary because skin damage from the sun can cause skin cancers). Please see your child's doctor for relatively new vitamin D recommendations.
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what is rickets in breastfeeding?

Vitamin D supplement

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Rickets is a disease, in this case, caused by Vitamin D deficiency. Breastmilk is the perfect nutrition except for the amount of Vitamin D. Supplementation of Vitamin D is recommended until 4 mo of age, when other stores are depleted and needing a multivitamin with iron supplement. Rickets, itself, starts with boney pain. Infants are not able to tell you that they are in pain.
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Dr. Boris Ripa answered:

Can there be rickets in the hand?

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may affect long bones oh arms and legs. Also skull bones affected
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What are the symptoms of rickets?

Abnormal bones

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Rickets is caused by severe deficiency of VitD. It causes poor growth, bone pain and bone abnormalities such as scoliosis and bowed legs.
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Dr. Jay Park answered:

How does rickets affect the body?

Poor mineralization

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Longstanding untreated rickets results in greenstick fracture, bowlegs, kyphosis (hunchback), short stature, and rarely infantile tetany. The muscles are poorly developed with low tone.
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How do you know if you have. rickets?

Can't miss it

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Exclusively seen in young children, rickets occurs for different reasons, but most commonly in this country - vitamin D deficiency. Bones faily to properly mineralize so legs may become bowed as bones soft. The toddler might have leg pain and refuse to walk. The soft spot on top of the head of a baby may not close on time. Rickets are easily identified on long bone x-rays and through blood tests.
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Is Osteomalacia different from rickets?

Yes and No

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Osteomalacia implies "soft" bones. It's a term, however, primarily reserved for bone that's become demineralized. Patients with rickets also have "soft" bones, but the primary cause is undermineralization. This is the reason rickets is only seen in very young children. As kids grow, bones become mineralized. Those with rickets can't do that normally, hence the bone is undermineralized.
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Dr. Carl W. Decker answered:

When are at risk of developing rickets?

Most cases in kids

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Rickets is a softening of the bones caused most often by vitamin D deficiency, but calcium deficiency can also be a cause. Most cases occur in children often in the setting of malnutrition. Lack of sunlight exposure has lead to an increase in incidence of rickets. The term for the adult form is osteomalacia.
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