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i take b12, along with vitamin c, every morning. my blood results came back with a b12 deficiency and a white blood cell count of 3.4. why?

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Dr. Aasim Sehbai
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
B12 def: If despite taking oral b12. Your counts are low that means there is problem in absorption of B12 vitamin and therefore you should take the intramuscular shot of B12 1 mg once a month. B12 def can lead to leukopenia. Keep taking vit c.

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