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What might cause my liver and kidneys to not extract any vitamin d?

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Dr. Robert Lang
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
3 doctors agree

In brief: They do not extract

The liver and kidneys do not extract vitamin d, they activate it into forms that are usable by the body.
Native vitamin d has no effect until it is activated. If your level is low it is because you are not getting enough or you are not absorbing it or you are not getting enough ultraviolet exposure from the sun.

In brief: They do not extract

The liver and kidneys do not extract vitamin d, they activate it into forms that are usable by the body.
Native vitamin d has no effect until it is activated. If your level is low it is because you are not getting enough or you are not absorbing it or you are not getting enough ultraviolet exposure from the sun.
Dr. Robert Lang
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Dr. Tyrone Malloy
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: See below

I am not quite sure what you mean by "extract vitamin d" from your liver and kidneys.

In brief: See below

I am not quite sure what you mean by "extract vitamin d" from your liver and kidneys.
Dr. Tyrone Malloy
Dr. Tyrone Malloy
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