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Vit D Def

my 13 year old daughter has been down for 3 weeks with a headache, middle to upper back ache, fatigue, low grade fever, muscle weakness and overall feeling bad.  had all the normal blood tests, mono, red, white thyroid, ANA, JR, Lupus and Lymne and Vitamin D- all came back normal except the Vitamin d was low.  She has also had a MRI normal and a spinal tap for menegetis - normal.  She is so weak partly from laying around that she is having trouble walking.  could all this be from the Vit D deficency?  The doctor says no - and is saying that she is making all this up or it is due to stress based on something that is going on in my house - which there are no problems at home or school.  Please help me - I am a mom that is very concerned about her daughter.  she is taking a pill for low vitamin D - 50000 units once a week - if this is what it is - when will she feel better
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1433541 tn?1297793018
I would see what the Vitamin D does, then if she is not feeling better, take her to a chiropractor. Maybe the Internal meds Dr. is missing a pinched nerve or curved spine. you didn't mention if she has had an x-ray of the area.
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It is very scary when a child is sick for so long with no explanation. I would, if I was able to, see some specialists. Who is in control of her health? Is that doctor seeking a second opinion? If not, and you don't think it is in her head, I would follow your intuition and get some one else who will dig deeper. On the other hand, if it were depression, why would the doctor not suggest she speak with someone instead of brushing it away?
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I had a friend who took vitiamn D pills and she got so sick from taking them I would talk to the dr again to see if that what could be causing the problem eat vitiamn d enriched foods get her out in the sun
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Welcome to the MedHelp forum!
In your daughter’s case was disbetes, hypothyroidism, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, hypoparathyroidism, polycystic ovary, hormonal imbalance, adrenal gland problems etc were ruled out? I suggest you consult a good endocrine specialist. Also stool should be tested for worms. Hope this helps. Take care!
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