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I Have A Vitamin D Insufficiency Of 28. Last Dec.

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Posted on Sun, 26 Aug 2018
Question: I have a vitamin D insufficiency of 28. Last Dec. it was 43. Diagnosed with osteoporosis at age 45. Recent fractures of pelvis and foot without accident or injury. Have given myself Forteo shots for 7-8 months, not currently. My rheumatologist has put me on 4000 IU Vit D. Result is diarrhea, cramping, bloating. How do I manage this?
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Answered by Dr. Divya Agarwal (37 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Take injection

Detailed Answer:
hi
in case you are not tolerating oral vitamin d you can change the form of vitamin d to liquid, powder form or to injection vitamin d to keep the levels on the higher side.
regards
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I Have A Vitamin D Insufficiency Of 28. Last Dec.

Brief Answer: Take injection Detailed Answer: hi in case you are not tolerating oral vitamin d you can change the form of vitamin d to liquid, powder form or to injection vitamin d to keep the levels on the higher side. regards