Fat malabsorption and malabsorption of vitamin d?

Vitamin D. Vitamins a, d, e and k are fat soluble. Vitamin d is largely photosynthesized by uv light. Fat malabsorption can contribute to vitamin d deficiency. Low vitamin d affects calcium absorption from the gut and kidney.
They go together. Many diseases of the small intestine can lead to fat malabsorption. Malabsorption of the fat soluble vitamins can occur with this (adek). Vitamin d can be given intramuscularly or intravenously if increased doses of the vitamin are not effective.
Fat malabsorption. If you have a problem absorbing fats, you will have a problem absorbing fat soluble vitamins, A, D, E, K. Conversely, if you take too much of these, you could overdose on these vitamins as they build up in the fat. Unlike water soluble vitamins B and C, which are excreted in urine daily. Vitamins D toxicity can put your kidneys as risk. Be cautious with Vitamin D prescriptions.

Related Questions

Other than malabsorption, what is another reason why I am anemic and vitamin d deficient?

Lack of sun ;... There are many possible causes of anemia- see https://www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/health/health-topics/topics/anemia/causes.Html vit d deficiency occurs in almost everyone who does not take enough in fall ; winter when the sun isn't high enough to allow us to produce d (unless you live in the tropics). Adults need 5000-8000 iu/day of d3 for optimal levels. See http://bit.Ly/1dc7vna ; http://bit.Ly/166dliq. Read more...

I have been really tired and I think I am depressed! I have very low levels of Vitamin D and my doctor thinks I might have malabsorption?

Vitamin D. Deficiency can be a cause for depressive symptoms. It will take a while to normalize Vitamin D levels. In meantime consider therapy and possibly psychotropic medications. Take care. Read more...
Malabsorbtion. of B12 can cause depression. Malabsorbtion of Vit D can also. In fact malabsorbtion of lots of essential nutrients can cause mood issues and even psychosis and dementia. (as seen with thiamine deficiency) Be sure to have your therapist and doctor track both the depression and the recovery from the deficiency. Read more...

I had a stool test and it was negative. My doctor thinks I might have malabsorption which is causing my Vitamin D. What next steps would be recommende?

Insufficient intake. A high % (as much as 70%) of Americans suffer from vitamin D insufficiency or deficiency. The reason? Not enough sunlight exposure and dietary intake. Most people will need to take a supplement. If you have no GI symptoms, it is unlikely that malabsorption is the issue. Vit D3 supplement is the usual answer- most need 2000 u daily to get the optimal level (not just the lower limit of normal). Read more...
Vit D supplements. Are you having GI or bone sx? Renal problem? Have you had supplements and remain low? Studies have shown that over 70% of those living in the northern states have low Vit D due to lack of sun exposure in colder months and low milk intake. I have found that true in my practice in Upstate NY. Read more...
Need blood test. To diagnose Vit D deficiency, you need blood test. History suggestive of malabsorption is not sufficient. Read more...

I have malabsorption because of mesenteric ischemia/pancreatic insuf. I have vitamin d deficency are there other vitamins I should be tested for?

B vitamins. You may also have trouble actually absorbing any of your vitamins. There is a lab that tests for all vitamins, their name is spectracell, you should find a doctor who uses that and see if you can have your nutritional status tests. Read more...

I got a virus 2 years ago and ever some then my stomach has been bothering me with constipation, low vitamin d, malabsorption and depression. Cause?

Gastroenterologist. You need to be seen and fully evaluated by a GI doctor, and this will mean subjecting yourself to endoscopy and possible small bowel biopsy. This may or may not have anything to do with the viral infection you had, but there is no way to tell without a full assessment. Hope this helps. Read more...

Frequency of injectable vitamin D3 6 lacs im who has malabsorption syndrome and vit D3 level 9 ng/ml?

Need blood test. The dose of vit d3 needed varies from person to person and needs a repeat blood test to confirm what dose you may need. Since vit d3 is stored in fat, the frequency is not as important as the dose given. Read more...