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Posted on Mon, 10 Jul 2017 in Internal Doctor Category
Question: What is the best way to make up for Vitamin -D deficiency?
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Answered by Dr. Remy Koshy 20 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Kindly upload the report,

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for posting your query in HealthcareMagic,

I have gone through your query,

If you have tested for your vitamin D levels, kindly upload the report so that I can have a look at it, and then detail you on the proper line of management. Also enlist any associated symptoms if any.

Awaiting your response,

Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
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Follow up: Dr. Remy Koshy 6 minutes later
Hi,
I didn't go for any tests for it.
But I'm suspecting it to be ,because generally I do feel pain in my legs and back.

Thank you
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Answered by Dr. Remy Koshy 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Explained below,

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for writing back,

Pain over the legs and back generally, could be due to multiple reasons, most commonly being vit D and calcium deficiency. I would suggest it better for you to test for your vitamin D and serum calcium levels.

Meanwhile, I would advice you to start with multi vitamin tablets, like, T. SHELCAL 500 for a month's duration, which will help in resolving minor deficiencies.

Also consume a diet comprising of dairy products, cheese, beef, egg yolks, fish like tuna, salmon etc.

I hope this helps,

Please feel free to discuss further or else kindly close and share your positive feedback,

Regards
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