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Does topical vitamin D have any side effects?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Side effects may include skin irritation. If you use calcitriol or calcipotriene, you should avoid exposing treated skin to too much natural or artificial sunlight, or light therapy.

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