Rickets

What is Rickets?

Rickets is a softening of bones in immature mammals due to deficiency or impaired metabolism of vitamin D, phosphorus or calcium, potentially leading to weakness of bones.

Questions and answers on "Rickets"

My daughter is 2 year old and she is suffering from the rickets.
She started walking at the age of 1 and currently she is not finding any...

doctor1 MD

Hi Welcome to HCM
I have gone through your query . It shows she is only breast fed so she has acquired defeciency of vitamins spcialy Vit D.
I want...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Hi Dr. , my son is 15 months old and has been diagnosed with rickets due to lack of vitd, peditrician will let us know abit dose of vitd . Pls let...

doctor1 MD

Thanks for follow up ,rickets is general disease , not cause only in Vit D. It can be deficiency of proteins, iron, vitamins, problems with...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Recent questions on  Rickets

doctor1 MD

hi doctor my nephew diagnosed as vitamin d resistant rickets his calcium level is 8.2 age is 17 months alkaline phosphate is above 3000and...

doctor1 MD

hello, my son is 2yr old and he has bow legs that we have watched to straighten for 2yrs now. he has been placed on calcium and vit D medication...

doctor1 MD

Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here...MY DAUGHTER 20 MONTHS OLD,WITH SLIGHT CURVED LEGS,HAVING SERUM...

doctor1 MD

What is osseous demineralization of the knee What does this mean ?

doctor1 MD

I have been taking 10,000D3 daily. Is this to much? I heard a Dr. on a radio program saying it can cause a problem with memory if this much is...

doctor1 MD

My kid is 12 months old and his posterior fontenal is not yet closed..is it a problem?

doctor1 MD

hi sir ,my son is 2yrs old.Doctor from my native place adv to give him calcium suppliment 5 mi twice per day for 3 months because he has slight bow...

Ask Question
Doctor Image
MD

Hi, I am Dr. Andrew Rynne (Family Physician). I will be guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Related Drugs/Medications
Related Treatment/Therapy
Related Lab Tests