Scurvy

Food provides the energy and nutrients you need to be healthy. If you don't get enough nutrients -- including proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, and minerals - you may suffer from malnutrition.Causes of malnutrition include:Lack of specific nutrients in your diet. Even the lack of one vitamin can lead to malnutrition.An unbalanced dietCertain medical problems, such as malabsorption syndromes and cancersSymptoms may include fatigue, dizziness, and weight loss. Or, you may have no symptoms. To diagnose the cause of the problem, your doctor may do blood tests and a nutritional assessment. Treatment may include replacing the missing nutrients and treating the underlying cause.

Disease Alternative Name

malnutrition
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A 5yrs male child complaints of suddenly oozing of blood from gums bilateral since one week ... earlier it becomes hemat...See More

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May be because of Vit C Deficiency? Your diagnosis seems correct @Dr. Haji Nadaf sir Advise for Amla Murabba Swamla (Dhootpapeshwar) Lemon with diet Advise to add seasonal fruits in diet


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23y old male presented with erythematous appearance of the soft palate. The patient said he was taking C chewable tab BD...See More

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The patient came to followup the next day and the lesion just stared decreasing markedly. We checked the basic lab diag but no significant result.


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