A 21-year-old female asked:

Effect of acid secretion on absorption of iron and vitamin b12?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Acid has a profound: Effect on iron. Acid is better. Not an issue with b12, as the issue is intrinsic factor from the stomach which is a cofactor in B12 absorption.
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