Vitamin A deficiency

  • Lack of vitamin A in the body
  • Symptoms may include night blindness, dry skin and dry eyes
  • Cause may be poor diet or diseases that result poor absorption
  • Cannot be spread from person to person
  • Affects males and females
  • Can occur at any age including women during pregnancy and lactation
  • May be mild with few symptoms to severe resulting in blindness and problems with immunity

Increase intake of vitamin A rich foods or drink.

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