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vitamin b12 deficiency and edema

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wanda Bedinghaus
49 years experience Holistic Medicine
B12 for red cells: Many people are B12 deficient. It's an important nutrient in red blood cell and nerve development. Symptoms of deficiency include: weakness, fast hea ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
44 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes.: Pernicious anemia is the most common reason for unexpected B12 deficiency. Lack of B12 can cause both anemia and neurological damage. The latter incl ... Read More
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
B12 1000mcg: !000mcg B12 daily will help.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
B12: B12 deficiency is associated with neuropathies and non-specific neurological symptoms such as irritability, fatigue, depression, and psychosis. It is ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Not rare: Estimated that 10-15% of people over age 65 have B12 deficiency, with or without symptoms (anemic, neurologic, mental status, hearing, dementia, balan ... Read More
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It will lead to a macrocytic (large blood cell) hypochromic (low hemoglobin) type of anemia.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Decisive treatment: Don't know if it's the cause of your itch, if you are B12 deficient, either from an ill-advised experiment with a vegetarian lifestyle without supplem ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
B12 deficiency: Mental confusion, headaches, impulsivity, paranoia, pins & needles in extremeties, balance problems.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Not similar!: These diseases can coexist, but their symptoms are not similar!
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
B12: Blood work should be low with elevated methylmelonic acid level.
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