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Tender lymph nodes to the right of right breast, down under arm pit, ?

Well... If they are tender and have not been there for long AND there is nothing going on in the breast, I would venture to say they are inflammatory rather than cancer. That said, I'm a breast oncologist and have seen all sort of things so I would urge you to visit your doc as soon as you can for a good evaluation. If it gets worse or if the breast gets red and inflamed, your MD visit should be urgent. . Read more...

Low level of vitamin B12 and vitamin d can cause IBS with diarrhea or IBS diarrhea causes low level of vitamin B12 and vitamin d?

The latter... Patients with severe symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome may develop vitamin b-12 deficiency due to problems with food intake, digestion and absorption. Some patients with ibs may not tolerate dairy products and meat products leading to less b-12 intake. Ibs also causes chronic diarrhea which leads to loss of other vitamins and minerals too. Read more...
Low B12. If you have low levels of b12- that needs to be investigated and treated. There is a cause for a low B12 level. Untreated it can lead to irreversible neurologic damage. While the cause can be dietary, there are more serious causes such as pernicious anemia- an autoimmune disease. So i suggest an investigation into why low b12. Read more...

What causes extremely low vitamin d and vitamin B12 folate?

Vitamins. Vitamin d comes from the sun, and fortified milk and other foods. Iceland had a high incidence of rickets years ago due to poor sunlight. B12 and folate are obtained through foods, B12 from meat and other animal proteins. You can search the list. B12 may be problematic if you can't absorb it in your diet- pernicious anemia is a disease that prevents absorption. Poor nutrition -> low b12/folate. Read more...
Depends. Sometimes it can be malabsorption, which can be due to gluten sensitivity. Gluten beats up the gut cells and the gut, and decreases the ability to absorb certain things. Commonly we see such people low in d, B12 and iron as well as magnesium and zinc. Read more...

Can liver problems cause low levels of vitamin D and vitamin b12?

Yes, but other. causes are more common. You may not taking enough of these vitamins with your diet. Try taking 5000 units of vitamin D3 daily for three months and retest. B12 is more complicated, if you have poor absorption you will need injection of B12. For now try taking about 50 micrograms of B12 daily by mouth and recheck in about 3 months. Read more...

What are some things that can cause low potassium vitamin d and vitamin b12?

Poor dietary intake. It can be due to multiple reasons, most often due to poor dietary intake in cases of malnutrition or chronic alcoholism. Alcohol abuse causes low potassium and vitamin deficiency through a combination of poor diet and vomiting. Also any disease that interfere with the absorption of nutrients thru the gastrointestinal tract such as celiac disease can produce similar deficiencies. Hope it helps. Read more...