Advertisement

Should I talk to my doctor about rickets?

If you suspect that your child might be experiencing any of the symptoms of rickets, you should consult your physician for further testing. Your doctor can determine if your child has rickets or another condition and recommend treatment options. Because symptoms develop gradually, it is important to diagnose rickets as early as possible.

Continue Learning about Rickets

How do I manage rickets on a daily basis?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Managing rickets on a daily basis is a matter of ensuring that your child is getting the appropriate...
More Answers
What do I need to prepare before seeing a doctor about rickets?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Before seeing your doctor, make a list of the symptoms that you have noticed in you or your child. P...
More Answers
What do I need to know about caring for someone with rickets?
Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)
Caring for someone with rickets involves making certain that they maintain proper levels of vitamin ...
More Answers
What is rickets?
UCLA HealthUCLA Health
Rickets used to be a fairly common childhood disease due to vitamin D deficiency and lack of sunligh...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.