Calcium Deficiency

Your body needs calcium to build strong bones and teeth and for the proper functioning of muscles. If you do not get enough calcium, you might develop osteoporosis, osteopenia, and hypocalcemia. The symptoms of calcium deficiency are memory loss, confusion, muscle cramps, brittle bones and nails, tingling sensation in the hands and feet, etc.

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Can calcium deficiency cause knee pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 30 years old. I have been feeling pain in my left knee when I sit on the ground. When I get up it takes two minutes for the left knee to get normal and function without pain. I got a massage, but that did not work. Instead, my back started hurting slightly after that. Please advis...  Read Full »


Dr. Biswajit Das

Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. No, this is not a calcium deficiency. Probably, it is prepatellar bursitis. The symptoms of calcium deficiency will not be confined to one knee and it is unusual in young persons. For further information consult an orthopaedician and traumatologist online --> https://w...  Read Full »

Are vitamin D deficiency and tingling in the mouth related?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 33 year old male. I am from prickling, numbness, warm sensation in my feet and hands and tingling in my lips and mouth for the past two years. I had a severe cough for around two years and recently, it got resolved. My issue, initially started with prickling and burning sensations ...  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your problem still could be due to a nerve problem, even though your NCV test is normal (nerve conduction velocity). Also, you might be having calcium deficiency, which is very common associated with vitamin D deficiency. I suggest you calcium supplements like tablet S...  Read Full »

Why do my teeth break after biting something hard?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a problem. My teeth are brittle because if I eat something hard they sometimes break or I would feel a hole developing and this is stressing me out because I have already taken out three of them and now another one is close to being totaled. Earlier today I ate something and I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Tooba Qazi

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There must be one of a few reasons for this chipping off of teeth rapidly. You might have calcium and vitamin D deficiency. To rule out this, you can get serum vitamin D laboratory test done. If there is deficiency then I recommend you medicines for it. Another reason ...  Read Full »

I feel weak after pregnancy. What diet should I follow?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a lactating mother. I feel dizzy and weak. My BP is 100/60. What should I do for this? What diet should I follow? Please guide.  Read Full »


Dr. Hariharan V

Diabetologist, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Nutritionist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your blood pressure (BP) is absolutely normal. There are various reasons for your tiredness and weakness which are as follows. The wrong position of breastfeeding may cause back pain and tiredness. You should not bend your back while breastfeeding. Put some pillows beh...  Read Full »

I have pain in the back and body while standing for long hours. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am in my late 40's and I feel weak and have been suffering from back pain, body pain, standing for long hours is also quite painful for me. What supplements should I take?  Read Full »


Dr. Mashfika N Alam

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You could get Calcium supplements for a few weeks as calcium depletion at this age is common and women are more prone to a decreased bone density which can be symptoms like you have. However, it would be wise to get a thorough body check-up and get some blood work done ...  Read Full »

Why am I having cramps all over the body?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having a severe headache on the right side and on the back side of the right ear. Also same time, I am having teeth clattering with cramps all over the body. Why is this happening?  Read Full »


Dr. Sugandh Garg

Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Toxicologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. What is your age? Any past or family medical history? Any surgical history? Any history of medication? Any history of allergic reactions? Any toothache? Please get the following investigations done: Complete hemogram. Blood sugar levels. Blood pressure...  Read Full »

I have constant body pain and weakness. What could be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, My arms and legs hurt every time I move around too much or stand too long or lift my hand up. I cannot even do exercises, because my muscles burn when I try to do some exercise. My knees also hurt when I stand too long or carry weight. My knees hurt and give a twig breaking sound when I b...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahaveer Patil

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Physiotherapist, Spine Health Specialist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query in detail (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and understand your concern. From the complaints you have mentioned, it does not seem that you have any nerve pinch or something like that. It seems that you have low calcium and vit...  Read Full »

Is it safe to give Ostocalcium and Cholecalciferol together to a baby?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 10 months old. She weighs 8 kg now. When she was 5 months old, her pediatrician suggested the following: 2-0-2 mL of Ostocalcium per day and one Cholecalciferol IP 60000 IU granules per month, from 5 month to 12 month of age that means 8 dosages in 8 month. Now my question...  Read Full »


Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Child Health Specialist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, Medical Gastroenterologist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. These calcium and vitamin D supplements are important to combat vitamin D deficiency that is important for our growing bones. You can stop Cholecalciferol sachets but continue Calcium in the form of Ostocalcium or whatever you are giving. Take other precautions for exampl...  Read Full »

Will protein supplements help in calcium deficiency?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is suffering from body pain and a feeling of weakness every day. She is calcium deficient. Will any protein supplement help?  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If your wife is having low calcium then protein supplements will not help. First calcium deficiency should be treated and then you can add protein supplements. Low calcium (hypocalcemia)  may be due to many reasons like, Decreased intake of calcium Low vitamin D level. ...  Read Full »

Why is my brother weak after stopping alcohol?

Query: Hi doctor, My brother is suffering from extreme numbness and pain in soles and palms. He also experiences constipation, weight loss, dizziness and lack of appetite. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Naresh Kumar Monigari

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had gone through the data you have posted. Weight loss and loss of appetite can be caused more commonly by fever. Did he have current or recent history of diabetes or hepatitis? We need to do some blood tests to diagnose the cause. You can take syrup Bayer's tonic,...  Read Full »

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