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A 43-year-old female asked:

Im vitamin b12 deficiency.i get injections will have my 5th one tomorrow.then wait 3 months.my reading was 160.what good is 1ml. if your deficiency.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Consult doctor: You B12 reading is lower than desired, It should be above 250. 1.0 mL contains enough B12 to last normal person for three months, but since your level is low before the injection, discuss with your doctor if you should take the injection monthly rather than every three months.

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