Q. Can vitamin D3 deficiency cause inflammation and burning sensation in the foot and hands?

Answered by
Dr. Rishav Bansal
and medically reviewed by Dr. Sneha Kannan
This is a premium question & answer published on May 26, 2020 and last reviewed on: Apr 07, 2021

Hello doctor,

I have Vitamin D3 deficiency (11 units). I am consuming tablet D as prescribed by a doctor. It has been two months since I am taking my tablets, but there are inflammation and a burning sensation on my foot and hands. I am 18 years old. My weight is 43 kg, and my height is 5'3". How do I get rid of the inflammation?

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Burning sensation in foot and hand suggest neuropathy.

It can be due to various causes or can be idiopathic.

We need to rule out any organic cause.

You can start some medications for now.

Share pictures showing inflammation, as you have mentioned.


The Probable causes:

Neuropathy.
Vitamin D deficiency.

Investigations to be done:

Fasting blood glucose, two hour postprandial glucose.
Serum vitamin B12 and folate level.

Treatment plan:

Tablet Pregabalin-M (75/750) one tablet before sleep.
Continue D-Well AQ (Cholecalciferol) monthly (one tablet per month).

Regarding follow up:

Review with reports.


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