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How does vitamin d deficiency increase the risk of bone fracture?

Leads to osteoporosi. Vitamin d deficency leads to loss of bone structure internally (osteoporosis) this leads to bones which can crack or fracture more easily - consult your physician or podiatrist for the proper suppliments. Read more...
Weakens bone. Vitamin d plays an important role in bone strength. Read more...

If vitamin d deficiency is the cause of my premenopausal osteoporosis would taking vitamin d make the bones normal again? I have fractures in my spin

Osteoporosis. You are very young for osteoporosis. Vitamin D is part of what you need. the bones also benefit from Vitamin K, magnesium and many other minerals. It would be very important for you to get in for evaluation to see why you have developed this at such a young age and make sure there is not a reversible cause. Read more...

Can I have a vitamin d deficiency even though I take a prenatal vitamin (not pregnant) everyday that has 100% of daily value? Bone pain. I have itp.

Yes can be deficient. You can still have VD deficiency even that vitamin, need to check your VD level as some need increased / high doses, can also be cause of bone pains. Read more...
Think ITP. Think like a doctor: you have a diagnosis -- itp. Before you look for another cause of your "bone" (leg?) pain, try to connect it with your established diagnosis. Itp is a pro-clotting disorder; could your "bone" pain be in fact due to a blood clot in a deep vein? This – but not vitamin d deficiency – would be my first (and major) concern. Read more...

How much dangerous vitamin d deficiency. I have vitamn d (defi.12).when I walk my bones make sounds. I am taking per week 10 mg of vitamin d.isit ok?

Vitamin D correction. Vitamin D def. common in adults. Not life threatening but many studies have linked to risks long term. Your doc may offer Rx weekly dose for a while (50,000 IU/wk in the U.S.) then OTC dose, should help Vit D Helps : bones,Calcium regulation,immune sys, and possibly improve heart,BP, diabetes,Alzheimer's risk etc. http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/features/vitamin-d-vital-role-in-your-health. Read more...
Anyone in your famil. in a wheelchair ? there is a condition in which you just can't make vitamin D (familial ricketts) with bone problems beginning about age 30-40, maybe earlier. Otherwise, nobody has osteoporosis in their 30's. Cannot say on the lab value of vitamin D without seeing the lab slip: certified lab...what is range of normal, etc. vitamin D is in UNITS not mg. 10 is nothing. 1000 is a bit high. Read more...
It is important. To address, as while bone issues are very obvious, there are many associations with poorer health outcomes in wide ranging disease processes. Your dosing per week is on the high side but it should help bring up your initially low levels. You may just want to ensure this is monitored with your physician in the future, to make sure your levels are replete and not too high(in the long run). Read more...

If a patient had vitamin d deficiency for years can x-rays show weak or fragile bones?

Absolutely. Get bone density test , often ob-gyn docs follow this and treat. There are metabolic bone specialists (usually internists. They will run diagnostic test and advise +- prescribe an appropriate treatment plus need for follow-up. Read more...