Scurvy Diagnosis

How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, exams, processes, and other information relating to the diagnosis of Scurvy below.

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How to Diagnose Scurvy


Scurvy can be diagnosed during a physical exam, based on an analysis of symptoms and diet. Your doctor may order a blood test to measure the level of vitamin C in the blood. To diagnose scurvy in infants and children, an x-ray may be done.



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Learn what Scurvy is
What It Is
Learn the basics of this condition. Find out what you're dealing with.
Scurvy Causes
Causes
What causes Scurvy? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Scurvy Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Scurvy? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Scurvy Diagnosis
Diagnosis
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
Scurvy Symptoms
Symptoms
What are the Scurvy symptoms? Are you showing any? Learn more today.
Scurvy Complications
Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

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Screening for Scurvy
Screening
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Scurvy Medications
Medications
What medications offer relief or help with this condition? Are there side effects? Risks? Learn more.
Scurvy Prevention
Prevention
How can you prevent Scurvy? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Scurvy Treatment
Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Scurvy treatment options are available?
Scurvy Care
Care
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