I am looking to find someone who specialises in Vitamin C deficiency, in or around Oxford, UK. I have suffered from Scurvy as a child. I have also read that it can be hireditory. I believe I may have this. have been to local GP but she doesnt know too much about it. symptoms are * aching/painful joints * Tiredness * Depression * loose stooles * Easy bruising. esp. arms and legs * I catch every cold and bug that seems to go around * Many infections. inc. Cystitis, Chest and tosilitis * I smoke * Easy bleeding gums * Spider Nevus * Gastroentoritis when younger * Take longer to heal, bled for 6 weeks after giving birth. * Generally feeling unwell also could it be possible my daughetr has it as while i was pregnent i had these symptoms. * Extreme vomiting- was admitted to hospital for dehydration 4-5 times * Water infection * numbness and tingling in fingers * Smoked * Lost weight during pregnancy * Gastroentorits * Loose stooles and my daughters symptoms are * tiny bruise like marks that come and go withing 48 hours * Sickness, due to reflux * Hardend leg muscles * Dry skin (which has now cleared) * infections inc, Thrush (2-3 times), umbillical cord. * has had a cold (maybe something to do with sinus as she snores and has a lot of gunk up her nose. Please bear in mind that my daughter is only 10 weeks old. and I am 22 I am in desperate need, I am going through a very hard time at the moment and need some advice asap.