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Vitamin D deficiency

I got my vitamin D3 test reports today. My vitamin D level is 5.12 ng/ml.. Wanted to know how to overcome this deficiency and is it a serious problem ?
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Harisha N L Bangalore | General Physician
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Hey, Sensible sun exposure, especially between the hours of 10:00 am and 3:00 pm produces vitamin D in the skin that may last twice as long in the blood compared with ingested vitamin D. Foods thought to contain high amounts of vitamin D3 are oily fish, such as salmon, mackerel, and blue fish, as well as fortified milk and other dairy products. After correction of their vitamin D status with oral vitamin D, patients should have a repeat test of their 25(OH)D level to confirm that they are in the normal range.
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Dr. Harsha Bangalore | General Physician
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Hello there...I can understand your concern. you can take tablet uprise d3 60000 IU, one tablet every week for 8 weeks for vitamin d3 deficiency. Vitamin d deficiency is very common in India. If you have any symptoms of joint pain or skin allergies, then consult a general physician for further evaluation and treatment.
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