Vitamin D toxicity
Hypervitaminosis D is a condition that occurs after taking excessive doses of vitamin D.
An excess of vitamin D causes abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood, which can eventually severely damage the bones, soft tissues, and kidneys. It is almost always caused by forms of vitamin D that require a doctor's prescription.
Tests to confirm the diagnosis:
Stop taking vitamin D. Consult your physician. In severe cases, other treatment may be necessary.
Recovery is expected.
Call your health care provider if:
To prevent this condition, pay careful attention to the correct vitamin D dose.
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