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Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Stop drinking: The alcholol may be the rrason for the elevation. Would cut back or even stop drinking if you can. Have your folate (folic acid) level checked.

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
It's working: If your B12 level has improved to normal it means the treatment works.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Try supplements : This is low enough to likely cause a variety of problems either currently or in the near future. Unless you're following a vegan diet you're likely ge ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Means nothing: This pathologist thinks the whole homocysteine business is a fad driven by fear of liability. Nobody knows what to do with the data, beyond advising h ... Read More
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: There's a fairly common form of leukemia in which B12 tends to go up. If your CBC is normal, you can be as confident that you do not have this particu ... Read More
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wang answered
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Pernicious anemia: B12 deficiency due to pernicious anemia should be treated and maintained on B12 injections in life. Internal of injections varies from one month to ev ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Need more eval: Gastritis means inflammation on the stomach lining. It does not cause anemia- unless if it is not just gastritis but also you have bleeding on the sto ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Mcgee
50 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Not likely: If you are otherwise feeling well, then these are normal values.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Needs evaluation: I am sorry to tell you that high B12 levels can be a sign of serious health problems including liver ; kidney disease, myelproliferative disorders inc ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Vitamin B 12 Level: I admire you for your concern for Health. Normal values are 200 - 900 picograms per milliliter (pg/mL) Some Labs may have higher range of Normal level ... Read More
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