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Could Swollen Lymph Nodes Be Connected To My Pernicious Anemia Or Is This Something More Serious
Mltpl deep, hard lumps in calf muscles w/out skin involvement/swollen lymph nodes neck/armpits & weight loss. Venous u/s, chest xray, thyroid & mono-neg.Mild anemia-low monocytes. Any ideas?
I have pernicious anemia & iron deficiency anemia (severe) of Unknown origin. My hemoglobin has always been stable (low normal) but has dropped twice?
Pernicious anemia ,: How was your pernicious Anemia diagnosed ? Are you on B12 injections ? are you receiving Folic acid tabs ? If you are not receiving replacement therapy for both , you need to see a blood specialist for eval & treatment . A far as you Hgb dropping twice , there is a source of blood loss , from your GI tract ( stomach or colon ) .you need EGD & colonoscopy to look for blood loss. Take care ...Read more
I have symptoms of severe B12 deficiency/pernicious anemia but also derealization, brain damage, and heart problems could these occur from the B12 def.?
Yes except heart: B12 deficiency can cause a variety of neurological symptoms including "derealization"; it can adversely affect brain function but that damage should be reversible. It can cause high homocysteine which increases risk of cardiovascular disease ; anemia puts stress on hearts, but it should not directly cause heart problems i someone your age. See http://bit.Ly/1hlbiaz. ...Read more
I have pernicious anemia could it be the reason my fingers shake or move without me trying to move them or the nerves n my body jump when lm not movin?
Hematocrit normal but got high MCV.Could having pernicious anemia be the cause of my long term panic disorder?B12 produces neurotrans.through methylat
Could be: but isn't. a b12 level will confirm that the amount in your system is more than adequate. b12 is in all animal products and is stored for months. Deficiencies occur: in the elderly with very thin absorption areas in the gut that can't get it in. rare parasitic diseases total hardcore Vegans ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If MCV is enlarged, b12 and vit D rock bottom but no cealac disease could this mean pernicious anemia? HB 116, ferritan is 86 and low stomach acid
Oral supplement: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, you may try oral supplements of B12, vitamin D3, iron and multivitamins first. If that does not resolve high MCV, you may need B12 injections. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Sunlingual: oral B12 is not absorbed in PA need to take it sublingually or via injection ...Read more
I had a PTT-LA screen & it didn’t correct; a result “consistent with intrinsic factor deficiency,” is there any chance it’s not pernicious anemia?
anemia. The test you described is for a coagulation disorder, not for pernicious anemia. There is contradiction in the statement you provided and you should discuss it with the doctor who ordered the test.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Had low B12 now it's normal? No explained reason for it, all bloods clear now? No pernicious anemia or previous stomach ops? Help please
Pernicious anemia & foot drop:am taking sublingual methylcobalamin, it's improving a bit (have some mobility), how long will recovery take?
Neuropathy: Sounds like you may be suffering from a peripheral neuropathy caused by B12 deficiency. This tends to effect the longest nerves therefore the end of legs and arms. If it causes problems with the wires(axons) it can take 6-24 months to recovery if it can recover at all. May be some residual weakness even after maximal improvement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Positive mthfr heterozygous after multiple miscarriages, known pernicious anemia, what is the likelihood of having other b vitamin deficiencies?
Not more likely but: Pernicious anemia is due to problems absorbing B12 but doesn't interfere with absorbing other vits.Mthfr mutations mean you have trouble converting Folic Acid to the active form, so take l-5-mthf.Genes don't affect absorption of other b vits but due to genetics some require higher amounts of b's than others-your other issues don't mean you're more likely to have this but it's safe to try b complex. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have constant diahrria , high thyroid levels, extremely high gastrin levels, and pernicious anemia , plus my gallbladder removed .What is wrong ?
Easy diagnosis but: I do not want to give your disease one label. You could have more than one disease. Pain or heart burn?High thyroid needs treatement. Diarrhoea related to thyroid and/or high gastrin? Gastrin and pernicious anemia could be connected. During gall bladder surgery, what did the surgoen and pathologist report? A cancer doctor could easliy help you, hope that you know answer soon? The sooner, better. ...Read more
I have Pernicious Anemia. My doctor will only give me one B12 injection per month even though I still have symptoms. Is it safe to self inject B12?
It take couple of months to restore your Vit 12 levels. The prescribed treatment is the recommended one.
You should not self medicate ...Read more
Off-on Burning-dull-ache-numb sensations in my thighs,pin pricks. Tested 4 pernicious anemia&pinched nerves,no dice.Possibly mental/normal?Next steps?
Meralgiaparesthetica: Maybe this is something relevant to you http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/meralgia-paresthetica/basics/definition/con-20030852 ...Read more
I have been.diagnosed with pernicious anemia and also have the a1928c gene mutation. What can I do to finally feet better other than diet and exercis?
B12 shots: you can try B12 injectionGet a more detailed answer ›
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