What diseases are caused by zinc deficiency in pregnancy?

Interesting question. Zinc supplementation during pregnancy for women with mild zinc deficiency appears to promote fetal growth and reduce the risk of premature birth and infant diarrhea. Acrodermatitis enteropathica can be seen in pregnant women with severe zinc deficiency.

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I have suffer from lower zinc deficiency. My blood has an orange colour. I would like to know which diseases cause this.

Zinc deficiency. ..in itself does not cause orange-colored urine. Deficiency is usually diagnosed by serum or plasma blood tests or hair analysis. Conditions which are associated with orange urine color include liver or bile duct problems or significant dehydration which can concentrate your urine and make it much deeper in color. I would rehydrate generously and see what happens. Good wishes:) Read more...

What to do about infertility caused by zinc deficiency?

I doubt very. much if your infertility is due to zinc deficiency, which is rare in the absence of severe cancer, renal disease, etc Check w/your doctor. Besides, zinc is easy to supplement if you desire, Read more...

Can geographic tongue be caused by a zinc deficiency?

No proven link. As far as i know there is no proven link. If you suffer from geographic tongue, try zinc supplements. It’s been suggested that a zinc deficiency may be responsible for some incidences of geographic tongue. Zinc supplements may lessen the effects of the condition in this case but will not remove it completely. Run your own test and let us know the results. Read more...

What cand the cause of having both cobber and zinc deficiency be even with supplement?

Mineral deficiencies. Mineral deficiencies are uncommon in the US. Zinc and copper blood levels are not accurate and do not rule out a deficiency. Zinc supplementation interferes with copper absorption. Eat a balanced diet, avoid OTC supplementations with out consulting your doctor, as you might be making the problem worse. Read more...

Diag - idiopathic hypogonadism. Why would dr. Not test for vit. D3 or zinc deficiency in light of studies which suggest these could be the cause?

Internet medicine. Because those are rare and most likely you have no other symptoms that worry your physician all americans are more than not likely to be vitamin d deficient and you should be on a daily vitamin d. But that will not fix your normal male trouble of low testosterone. Read more...

Can a zinc deficiency cause low testosterone levels?

Zinc. Shouldn't, but I would need much more information to help answer your question. If you have the time you could see your doctor about this. Read more...