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I have lupus. Should I take vitamin D, since I can't be in the sun?

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Dr. John Michel
Family Medicine

In brief: You can.

It is genrallly not needed if you are eating a normal diet and using vitamin supplements as you have noted.
If you feel you must have your doctor order a vit d level first.

In brief: You can.

It is genrallly not needed if you are eating a normal diet and using vitamin supplements as you have noted.
If you feel you must have your doctor order a vit d level first.
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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Vitamin D deficiency is quite common.
Low levels detected on blood tests are often treated initially with Rx Vitamin D supplement taken once weekly for six weeks, with re-measurement of the level shortly afterwards.

In brief: Yes

Vitamin D deficiency is quite common.
Low levels detected on blood tests are often treated initially with Rx Vitamin D supplement taken once weekly for six weeks, with re-measurement of the level shortly afterwards.
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