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What is the treatment for scurvy?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Vitamin C
This is a skin and systemic problem from extreme drops in vitamin c intact - a vitamin our bodies does not make.
Most diets have enough vitamin c to prevent this problem so it will only show up in extreme deprivation diets of those with truly weird health ideas.

In brief: Vitamin C
This is a skin and systemic problem from extreme drops in vitamin c intact - a vitamin our bodies does not make.
Most diets have enough vitamin c to prevent this problem so it will only show up in extreme deprivation diets of those with truly weird health ideas.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: Vitamin C
Scurvy Treatments - Scurvy usually improves rapidly with vitamin C supplementation.
Vitamin C can also be increased via diet. Consider fresh fruits & vegetables that contain vitamin C such as: Lemons, limes, oranges, grapefruits, guava, papaya, kiwi, strawberries, black currants, broccoli, tomatoes, cabbage, spinach, asparagus, carrots, paprika, green peppers, sweet potatoes & sprouts. Fresh &

In brief: Vitamin C
Scurvy Treatments - Scurvy usually improves rapidly with vitamin C supplementation.
Vitamin C can also be increased via diet. Consider fresh fruits & vegetables that contain vitamin C such as: Lemons, limes, oranges, grapefruits, guava, papaya, kiwi, strawberries, black currants, broccoli, tomatoes, cabbage, spinach, asparagus, carrots, paprika, green peppers, sweet potatoes & sprouts. Fresh &
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
raw is best to retain the vitamin C in foods. Fresh liver, oysters and Muktuk (whale skin) contains rich amounts of Vitamin C.
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