Who needs a need a 25-hydroxy vitamin d test?

Any body suspected. To have low vit d, the 25-hydroxy vitamin d test is the most accurate way to measure how much vitamin d is in your body. In the kidney, 25-hydroxy vitamin d changes into an active form of the vitamin. The active form of vitamin d helps control calcium and phosphate levels in the body.

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I'm 22yrs F & hv swollen face since d past 7-8yrs. My 25 hydroxy vitamin D test reslt is 13.46 ng/dl. I dnt hv edema anywhr else on body. The two related?

Vitamin D. !; Go to your pharmacist and buy over-the-counter vitamin D. It comes in bottles of about 100 capsules per bottle and you can choose between 1000 or 2000 units per capsule. They are not expensive and don't need a prescription. Take just one a day! 2: The tow problems are not related. See your doctor about your swollen face. Read more...

Dr I did 25 hydroxy vitamin d (serum/clia) test. I got 4.6ng/ml. What it mean?

It is low. The normal range is 30.0 to 74.0 nanograms per milliliter (ng/ml). Read more...
Vitamin D deficiency. Normal vitamin d levels between 30-100 ng/ml. Your level is low and there are a number of health risks from low vitamin d, including bone loss and fractures. Treatment is easy and you can correct the deficiency by taking about 2000 units of vitamin d daily. Please discuss the matter with your doctor to ensure that you do not have malabsorption that may cause other nutritional deficiencies. Read more...

Hello doctor, I'm a 26 year-old girl. My 25-hydroxy vitamin d are <3 and 3.7.My fana tests are 1:320 and 1:160.Is there an especial illness?

Vitamin D deficiency. You have vitamin d deficiency. The positive fana is not related to that. You need vitamin d replacement therapy you need an explanation for the + fana. It may not be related to any medical problem. Read more...

On my blood test, it show my vitamin d hydroxy 25 panel being 20.6. What does this mean?

Seasonal too. One reason so many people have low vit d levels is because we don't get out enough, and have too little sun exposure. There is often a drop in vit d during the winter months. In addition to supplements, you may want to make an effort to get out in the sunlight more. Not "sunbathing", but physical activity. Read more...