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.

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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...

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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...

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