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What symptoms of pernicious anemia are the most common?

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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
Fatigue: In pernicious anemia, there is no vitamin B12 absorption which causes low red blood cell production and leads to severe anemia. This causes fatigue most comonly.

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What are the causes of symptoms in pernicious anemia?

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Dr. Robert Lang
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Lack of vitamin B12: Pernicious anemia is due to a lack of vitamin b12. B12 is necessary for the normal function of the nervous system and the formation of red blood cells.
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What are the symptoms for pernicious anemia?

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Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Hematology and Oncology 45 years experience
They can be subtle.: Pernicious anemia is caused by vitamin B12 deficiency. The name refers to the fact that symptoms can come on so slowly that you might not be aware of them. If present, pa can cause fatigue due to anemia, mental changes that can include memory deficits or dementia, or nerve damage that causes numbness in the feet and possible gait disturbances. You can get all of them, or none and have pa.

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