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Doctor insights on: Vitamin Deficiency And Human Teeth

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Can teeth stains due to a vitamin deficiency be removed?

Can teeth stains due to a vitamin deficiency be removed?

Depends: It depends on how deep the stains are,
if that happened during the developing of the teeth or it happened later in life.
Bleaching can take off superficial stains.
But in deep internal stains, you might consider other alternatives like veneers. ...Read more

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Can sudden yellow teeth indicate a particular vitamin deficiency?

Can sudden yellow teeth indicate a particular vitamin deficiency?

No...lot of reasons.: Yellow teeth commonly can result from staining. Tea, coffee, wine, cola, eating acidic foods, smoking cigarettes. Tobacco products. Teeth that have sustained trauma may look yellow, and certain nutritional deficiencies like iron, Folic Acid and vitamin B12 may cause the color change. Should get it check by dentist. Sometimes sudden color change can be trauma. Nerve damage will look darker. ...Read more

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Does sudden yellow teeth indicate a particular kind of vitamin deficiency?

Does sudden yellow teeth indicate a particular kind of vitamin deficiency?

No: Define sudden... Staining or darkening of teeth are either internal or external causes. Internal is due to genetics, external
due to food and drinks with artificial or natural colorings. Tobacco, marijuana...Also worn teeth look darker as the yellow dentin gets exposed. Receding gums also make teeth look more yellow as more root surface is exposed. ...Read more

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How detrimental a mother's nutrition is for baby to not develop te? I'm scared that my vitamin deficiency caused my baby to not have teeth yet.

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How detrimental a mother's nutrition is for baby to not develop te? I'm scared that my vitamin deficiency caused my baby to not have teeth yet.

Consult your doctor: In most cases, formula provides almost everything a baby needs for the first four to six months. The only exception is vitamin D. Babies who drink less than 32 ounces of formula a day need a daily 400 IU vitamin D supplement. You should always consult your doctor before dosing on Vitamin D. ...Read more

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6 year old boy has thin splitting finger nails and toe nails, and teeth are decaying. Is there a vitamin deficiency?

6 year old boy has thin splitting finger nails and toe nails, and teeth are decaying. Is there a vitamin deficiency?

Syndrome: There a number of syndromes with these signs. See a dermatologist and your dentist. Have them consult with each other. ...Read more

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Is my daily canker sores a result of vitamin deficiency or my tooth paste?

Is my daily canker sores a result of vitamin deficiency or my tooth paste?

Possibly: It's possible. There are many chemicals and flavorings in toothpastes that can irritate tissue and trigger an ulceration. Vitamin deficiency may play a role as well. Stress and genetics are also major factors. Try a diff. Toothpaste with less flavorings, whitening and tartar control agents. Also remove and mouth rinses that may have alcohol in them. Work with your dentist to find the cause. ...Read more

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Could my chonic dry eyes and the dryness at the corners of mouth be caused by vitamin deficiency?

Could my chonic dry eyes and the dryness at the corners of mouth be caused by vitamin deficiency?

See below: Possibly, but a number of conditions can be associated with with this such as sjogrens, hypothyoidism, and other conditions. See your doctor to be further evaluated. ...Read more

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What are the major symptoms of vitamin deficiency?

What are the major symptoms of vitamin deficiency?

It depends: Each vitamin is essential to your body for a different reason. A deficiency in one may have symptoms different than others. If you suspect a deficiency, speak to your physician. Most deficiencies, including vitamin d, can be addressed by a proper diet. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Vitamin deficiency?

What is the definition or description of: Vitamin deficiency?

Vitamin deficiency: A vitamin deficiency is when the body has low levels of one or more essential vitamins. Deficiencies of different vitamins can lead to varied medical problems. ...Read more

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Which vitamin deficiency can cause hairloss?

Which vitamin deficiency can cause hairloss?

Why do you ask?: Nowadays, vitamin deficiency is only a rare cause of hair loss. If you make this assumption based on a charlatan's website, you'll end up buying something that won't work, and if you complain, you'll be told it was your fault. Biotin deficiency sufficient to cause hair loss is hard to get. Get with a competent physician if hair loss is a concern. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of vitamin deficiency?

What are the signs and symptoms of vitamin deficiency?

Blood test: The only way to know definitively if you have a deficiency is to check your blood. Vitamin d, b12and folate are routine tests available in most labs and covered by insurance. The other vitamins usually require a special labs, are more expensive, and may not be covered under insurance. ...Read more

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How to know if I have osteomalacia from vitamin deficiency?

How to know if I have osteomalacia from vitamin deficiency?

Several things: Urine and blood test show abnormal levels of vita D.
X-ray. Slight cracks in your bones that are visible on X-rays — called Looser transformation zones — are a characteristic feature of people with osteomalacia.
And sometimes we need a bone biopsy to find out. ...Read more

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Could multivitamins correct vitamin deficiency?

Could multivitamins correct vitamin deficiency?

Probably not: If you have had lab tests that say you are deficient you need to take the vitamins that are low. Your doc will advise. Also, over the counter multivitamins are typically very weak. Look on the label to make sure that many of the ingredients are well beyond 100% of the recommended daily allowance and you will have a better brand. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What vitamin deficiency causes muscular aches?

What vitamin deficiency causes muscular aches?

A few can: Several vitamin deficiencies can cause muscle aches but the most common reasons I see are vitamin D3 deficiency and magnesium deficiency (especially in the setting of ibuprofen). BCPs can also contribute to B12 deficiency. All these can be measured (magnesium is done via RBC mag level). A good nutritionist can help you with doses. ...Read more

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Which vitamin deficiency causes extreme fatigue?

Which vitamin deficiency causes extreme fatigue?

Depends: B12 deficiency is the most common. Also b6 and b5 can sometimes be involved. ...Read more

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Could a vitamin deficiency cause your eyes to be discolored?

Could a vitamin deficiency cause your eyes to be discolored?

No: Vitamin deficiency is rare in the U.S. But there are no eye color changes associated with it. ...Read more

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What vitamin deficiency cause muscle burning?

What vitamin deficiency cause muscle burning?

Probably none: Probably just you're working out a lot... But...

http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/402936-what-is-a-vitamin-deficiency-that-causes-muscle-aches-tiredness/

given this, I would either rest a bit or try a vitamin supplement for a couple weeks, b/c it is easy. If the symptoms persist then I suggest you get checked out for some of the rarer issues. ...Read more

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How long does pale skin associated with vitamin deficiency last?

How long does pale skin associated with vitamin deficiency last?

Sun exposure needed: Some people have naturally pale skin complexion and so it is normal for those folks. In temperate zone, skin tone is somewhat darker in summer months and gets lighter with fall/winter. If your skin has always been so, then it it normal. Getting vitd supplement orally won't help your skin color, only sun exposure will. But should balance the risk of sunburn/cancer etc... Good luck. ...Read more

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Can vitamin deficiency cause nails to pull away from the nail bed?

Vitamin deficiency: Yes, consider a and d deficiency as the likely culprit, however, some minerals also could be the cause, as well as metabolic disease. ...Read more

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Can a vitamin deficiency cause fatigue and the need for excess sleep?

Can a vitamin deficiency cause fatigue and the need for excess sleep?

Yes: But it could be many other things as well. Don't self-diagnose. If you are consistently getting at least 7-8 hours of uninterrupted sleep a night and still feel fatigued, please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Hi, do extremely blue veins that come and go, mean vitamin deficiency?

No: Veins can change in size and color for many reasons including levels of hydration, degree of exertion, outside temperature, genetics and locations of veins. There is no relationship between vitamin deficiency and veins coming and going. ...Read more

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My hands start shaking at random times, do I have any vitamin deficiency?

My hands start shaking at random times, do I have any vitamin deficiency?

Shaking hands: You need to find out the cause of your shaking hands. Please see your doctor. Vitamin deficiency is not likely the cause. How is your diet? How is your exercise level? Do you get enough sleep? Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Will a vitamin deficiency cause the effect of dizziness when getting out of bed and some lightheaded feeling?

Will a vitamin deficiency cause the effect of dizziness when getting out of bed and some lightheaded feeling?

Vitamin deficiency: There are many vitamins - which one (s) are you taking?
Do you really need any?
I doubt the dizziness is related to the vitamin - please see your doctor. ...Read more

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If you have a vitamin deficiency, how long will it take for the dietary supplement to make you feel a difference?

Depends: Some b vitamins can help almost immediately, while a magnesium deficiency may take months to correct. ...Read more

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