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Causes of Vitamin K deficiency

Causes of Vitamin K deficiency

Vitamin K deficiency can be caused not only from insufficient dietary intake but also from malabsorption due to an underlying disease such as cystic fibrosis. Certain medications can cause a deficiency of vitamin K. Vitamin K deficiency can also be present in newborns due to insufficient vitamin K in the mother's milk.

List of causes of Vitamin K deficiency

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Vitamin K deficiency) that could possibly cause Vitamin K deficiency includes:

Causes of Vitamin K deficiency (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Vitamin K deficiency that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Vitamin K deficiency: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Vitamin K deficiency, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Vitamin K deficiency:

Vitamin K deficiency: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Vitamin K deficiency: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Vitamin K deficiency as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Vitamin K deficiency as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Vitamin K deficiency. Our database lists the following as having Vitamin K deficiency as a complication of that condition:

Vitamin K deficiency as a symptom:

Conditions listing Vitamin K deficiency as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Vitamin K deficiency. Our database lists the following as having Vitamin K deficiency as a symptom of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Vitamin K deficiency:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Vitamin K deficiency as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.


Related information on causes of Vitamin K deficiency:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Vitamin K deficiency may be found in:

 

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