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Causes Of Pernicious Anaemia
Fatigue, and ...: In this condition, vitamin B12 is not absorbed and patients become B12 deficient. Results in anemia (low red cells), fatigue. If anemia is severe, patients could feel short-winded. B12 deficiency itself could also cause numbness, fatigue, and possibly neuropsychiatric symptoms. Treatment with vitamin B12 injections or sublingual treatment could reverse these symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vitamin B12 deficit: Pernicious anemia is a specific type of anemia caused by vitamin B12 deficiency due to multiple possible reasons including: insufficient intake, decreased absorption, impaired utilization. Another common type of anemia is the one caused by iron deficiency. Multiple other causes also exist. ...Read more
A few: Pernicious anemia is a specific type of anemia caused by vitamin b-12 deficiency. This particular type of anemia is usually described as macrocytic or megaloblastic. Other causes of megaloblastic anemia include folate deficiency, certain genetic conditions, some medications, myelodysplastic syndromes (a form of bone marrow cancer). Consulting your physician or a hematologist is necessary. ...Read more
Why is methylcobalamin B12 (active form) not yet available as injections in the uk? Is it just the cost? Pernicious anaemia sufferer
Don't know but..: Meanwhile can use cyanocobalamin-effective as well.Get a more detailed answer ›
See below: Pernicious anemia, by definition is deficiency of vitamin B12 due to inability to absorb the vitamin. Folate deficiency can produce similar symptoms. It there is a possibility that you are deficient in B12, do not take folic acid alone; you must take B12 along with folic acid. ...Read more
Ross River Virus Jan2014, subsequent rash & pernicious anaemia. Rash appears to be BULLOUS PEMPHIGOLD. Topical ointment NOVASONE largely ineffectual ?
Ouch!: If you haven't, see a Dermatologist - here's good info: http://www.dermnet.com/videos/bullous-diseases/autoimmune-blistering-diseases-of-the-basement-membrane-zone/bullous-pemphigoid-treatment/ You may need systemic corticosteroids but they have some bad side EFX. I hope it helps! Wish I could say 'No worries'. ...Read more
How much time should it take for you to feel well after treatment is commenced for pernicious anaemia?
Weeks: If you can' my tell that you are better within a few weeks, there may be something else making you sick. The nervous system damage caused by B12 deficiency may never fully heal. ...Read more
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