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Vitamin D Deficiency

Low levels of vitamin D can make the bones brittle, thin, and malformed. Vitamin D deficiency is the primary reason for rickets in children. The signs and symptoms of rickets are thinning of the skull bone, bowlegs, knock-knees, beaded chest, distorted hip bone, and kyphoscoliosis.

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How can dietary supplements help with my vitamin D deficiency?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been feeling a bit off lately and wondering if it could be related to a vitamin D deficiency. Can you provide insights into recent research on the importance of vitamin D and whether dietary supplements might be helpful? I want to understand more about the role of vitamin D and w...  Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I understand your concern.Vitamin D has gained significant attention in recent years due to its wide-ranging role in human health. It is a fat-soluble vitamin that plays a crucial part in maintaining healthy bones, supporting the immune system, and regulating cell growth...  Read Full »

Will vitamin D deficiency cause joint pain with neck and shoulder stiffness?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 18-year-old. I have chronic pain in joints and morning stiffness. I have normal C3, C4 blood work. My vitamin D level was 12.6 ng/ml before and at present it is 28 ng/ml.  Read Full »


Dr. Patil Mahaveer Jingonda

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your message and understand your concern. You seem to have weak bones and vitamin deficiency. That is causing bone and joint pains. You need to take supplements and symptomatic treatment.  Read Full »

Please advise a suitable diet for low vitamin D level.

Query: Hi doctor, I recently got some blood work done, and it turns out I am running a bit low on vitamin D. Now, I am not a nutrition expert, so I am wondering what kind of symptoms I should be on the lookout for. I am a 42-year-old guy who tries to stay active, and I have heard that a vitamin D deficienc...  Read Full »


Dr. Chibitam Hope Obia

Answer: Hi, I am glad you chose icliniq for your medical-related queries. I am very sorry about your medical condition. Do not worry; I am here to take care of you. Regarding your symptoms and diagnosis of vitamin D deficiency, it is caused by a lack of intake of food, supplements, and sunlight exposure. It...  Read Full »

Can I start with vitamin supplements for my deficiencies?

Query: Hi doctor, I recently got a full body check-up done, and I discovered that I have several deficiencies, which include vitamin D, Vitamin B12, iron, and folic acid. Also, my TSH and cholesterol levels are high. I do not like nonvegetarian food and milk. Is it fine if I start Nutrilite D and Nutrilite...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your test reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You can take these multivitamin supplements. Your TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) is mildly elevated, it does not need any treatment if it is below 10, unless you are pregnant or planning...  Read Full »

Is knee cracking a sign of vitamin D deficiency?

Query: Hello doctor,My query is regarding knee joint and lower back pain. I usually get a cracking sound when I bend my knees and while getting up. The sound is not accompanied by pain. Is this a cause for concern? Please let me know if any test or x-ray needs to be done. I am also having a lower back pain...  Read Full »


Dr. Patil Mahaveer Jingonda

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hope this message finds you in good health. You are right. The cracking sounds that you hear in the joints are due to calcium and vitamin D deficiency. These sounds do not mean that bones rub against each other. It means that air bubbles burst inside the joint. These so...  Read Full »

I have been suffering from recurring back pain for the past three to four years, despite taking medications. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26-year-old male, and I am married. My height is 5'8 feet, and my weight is around 165 to 176 kg. I have been suffering from heavy back pain for the last three to four years. Last year I took treatment for this and got relief for five to six months, but after this, it started ag...  Read Full »


Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to have more insight into your problem. Can you kindly upload any investigations taken previously along with the prescription? So that I can have bit more details to guide you better. As per your query, you can have the Vitamin D3 supplement as prescribed ...  Read Full »

I am a 16-year-old girl suffering from sharp stinging pain in my knee. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 16-year-old girl, 178 cm in height and weighing 70 kg. I have knee problems, and I am afraid it is an actual injury this time. It is a sharp stinging pain that comes and goes. There is a swelling that comes and goes as well. It does not leave in rest, but it gets worse while wal...  Read Full »


Mohammed Wajid

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since when are you suffering from this knee pain? Have you done any activity like running, bending exercises, or sitting a long time on the floor by folding your legs which caused jerks? Apply Diclofenac ointment and cover it with a cloth for 10 minutes. Clean it wit...  Read Full »

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