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How do medications treat osteomalacia?

Oral supplements or injections of vitamin D can help to restore proper levels of vitamin D in the body. As levels of vitamin D build up in the body, bones begin to absorb more calcium and phosphorous. Bones use the calcium and phosphorus to grow strong.

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