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What do I need to prepare before seeing a doctor about rickets?

Before seeing your doctor, make a list of the symptoms that you have noticed in you or your child. Pay attention to their diet and how much sun exposure they are getting on a regular basis. Bring along any medications that are being taken and prepare any questions you might have about the tests and treatment for rickets.

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