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Doctor insights on: B12 Deficiency Soreness Of The Mouth And Tongue

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Can B12 deficiency cause upset stomach, red rashes or spots on the back of my palm, sore nd tingling tongue with occasional blood in saliva nd weakness?

Can B12 deficiency cause upset stomach, red rashes or spots on the back of my palm, sore nd tingling tongue with occasional blood in saliva nd weakness?

Yes: All of those symptoms can be attributed to vitamin B12 deficiency. With the exception of the rash and spots they are classic signs of this problem. If you suspect that you may have a deficiency and you can't attribute it to poor diet/absorption, too much alcohol, or over use of anti acid drugs see your doctor for a proper work up and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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What causes tongue tingling for months besides a B12 deficiency?

What causes tongue tingling for months besides a B12 deficiency?

"burning tongue": The tingling tongue is similar to the common complaint of "burning tongue." this is an inflammatory condition of the tongue that is possibly caused by chemical irritants such as those in hot spices, or thermal irritation from food or drink that was at too high a temperature. Acid reflux can also cause chemical irritation of the tongue. ...Read more

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Could a burning sensation in the mouth be a symptom of B12 deficiency?

Could a burning sensation in the mouth be a symptom of B12 deficiency?

Yes: B12 deficiency can cause a myriad of problems including cognitive issues, balance issues, and peripheral nerve problems. The tongue can be directly affected in several ways, and burning in the tongue and/or mouth is occasionally experienced. ...Read more

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Can a past head injury mask symptoms of B12 deficiency? Could it lead docs in the wrong direction causing misdiagnosis

Can a past head injury mask symptoms of B12 deficiency? Could it lead docs in the wrong direction causing misdiagnosis

Can you clarify?: B12 deficiency can cause all sorts of neurological symptoms including problems with memory and focus; and so can a head injury. But severe B12 deficiency will also cause many other problems not associated with head trauma, including things like anemia or peripheral nerve issues. ...Read more

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Do I have a vitamin B12 deficiency or MS? Im 19, female with tingling, numbness in head/scalp, feet, legs, and hands. Muscle spasm? Anxiety maybe?

Do I have a vitamin B12 deficiency or MS? Im 19, female with tingling, numbness in head/scalp, feet, legs, and hands. Muscle spasm? Anxiety maybe?

Most likely anxiety: Most likely anxiety but a good idea to get checked out by the physician and try to rule out some of those other possibilities ...Read more

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I've just completed a 3 month injection course for B12 deficiency and taking supplements. Why do my legs ache and tire easily with little activity?

I've just completed a 3 month injection course for B12 deficiency and taking supplements. Why do my legs ache and tire easily with little activity?

Lots of ideas: I'm glad your B12 deficiency was detected and we can assume that it won't cause you to become demented and then die, as in the old days before it was treatable. Look at your overall level of conditioning, your vascular health, and whatever else to explain your current problem with your legs, now that we know it's not just B12. ...Read more

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I suffer from mouth ulcers and a sore tongue r both are self - limiting GP has done a tests includin FBC LFTs Ferritin vit B12 repeating last2 why?

?HSV1: You may have an over abundance of HSV1 which is common for causing the basic cold sore, as well as Apthous ulcers. There are anti-virals which can help shorten the duration of your condition. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Vitamin B12 Deficiency (Definition)

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Vitamin B12 (Definition)

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