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What are symptoms of vitamin D toxicity?

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

Yes. He prescribed a vitamin D supplement because it was low.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Have a cough for the last month. Have been on two rounds of antibiotics. Would be better for 2-3 days & then get sick again. Now worse than ever. Have lots of congestion, deep cough, coughing up sputum that has really bad odor. Went to my clinic this afternoon & they ran all kinds of blood tests, X-rays, stool specimen for possible c-diff. They said something in my blood was elevated but it wasn't red or white blood cells. Seems like it started with a "d." That level is supposed to be between 1-100 & mine was 1400.

Doctor's Assistant: Is this a time sensitive issue? What type of specimen are they testing?

Stool specimen

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your symptoms don't sound like vitamin D toxicity.

coughing up sputum with a foul odor sounds like a lung infection, possibly a bacterial infection

you may need a sputum culture to see what bacteria is growing out of the sputum.

I would ask your doctor for a copy of your blood testing.

I would be happy to review it with you.

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