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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Usually caused: By a problem with a stomach cofactor for absorption, so you cannot overcome the problem with oral supplements. Im shots work fine and will correct th ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Pernicious anemia: Vitamin B12 is crucial for the formation of red blood cells, as well as the good functioning and health of nerve tissue. A definciency in this vitami ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Saab
43 years experience Family Medicine
B12 Defficiency: In many cases B12 deficiency maybe as asymptomatic. B 12 deficiency can cause macrocytic anemia also known as pernicious anemia large red blood cells. ... Read More
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
See below: Weakness and fatigue Light-headedness and dizziness Palpitations and rapid heartbeat Shortness of breath A sore tongue that has a red, beefy appearanc ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
35 years experience Wound care
B12 Anemia: In B12 deficiency, the type of anemia is known as a macrocyctic anemia or large cell anemia. There is insufficiency anemia in the red blood cell.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
No: However, the same thing that is causing B12 deficiency may also be associated with cancer, usually gastric/gi.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: If you suspect B12 deficiency, do not take folic acid without also taking B12.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
49 years experience Psychiatry
Smoking weed: Yes it can hurt u with and without B12 deficiency.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Not usually: Balance issues,slow thinking, low energy are to be expected followed by sub cortical dementia. B12 deficiency is easy to treat. Keep the blood level a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Not really but: Celiac disease causes malabsorption and can cause vit deficiency and that will produce symptoms and signs of the vit B12 deficiency in untreated patie ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
B-12 deficiency: A B-12 shot is safe in pregnancy and does not affect the baby.

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