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Doctor insights on: Eyes Symptom Folic Deficiency

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Could the black circles around my eyes be a symptom of folic acid deficiency?

Could the black circles around my eyes be a symptom of folic acid deficiency?

Superficial blood: It usuallyrepresents superficial blood vessels. A vi peel can have a lightening effect on these circles within a week in any color of skin. ...Read more

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Have hbp take lisinopril, B12 deficiency monthly injection, and low folace take folic acid. Woke up this morning with a black eye, no trauma why?

Have hbp take lisinopril, B12 deficiency monthly injection, and low folace take folic acid. Woke up this morning with a black eye, no trauma why?

Black eye: A black eye is typically a result of trauma or contusion with leaking of blood from superficial capillary vessels. Lisinopril can cause a kind of skin reaction called 'angioedema' which involves mostly swelling, but could turn dark if rubbed a lot. B12 won't due nor folic acid. Vitamin c deficiency would predispose. Most likely it is due to incidental mild contusion, perhaps while you slept. ...Read more

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Is hair loss a symptom of folic acid deficiency?

Is hair loss a symptom of folic acid deficiency?

Hair loss: Hair loss may occur in those with dietary disorders, iron deficiency, hypothyroidism, low estrogen states. I am not aware of Folic Acid as an individual cause. ...Read more

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Can folic acid deficiency cause neurological symptoms?

Can folic acid deficiency cause neurological symptoms?

Yes, Absolutely!!: Folic acid is a critical co-factor in key neurochemical reactions in the brain in many different neurological pathways. Thus, yes, it can definitely cause neurogic sumptoms Folic Acid 1mg or 1000mcg daily should be adequate supplementation :). ...Read more

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Is tiredness a sign of folic acid deficiency, what is most accurate blood test to check folic acid level?

Folic acid: Please go online to "www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/000354.htm" You will find everything you want to know in easy to understand comments. ...Read more

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Please tell me can folic acid deficiency cause neurological symptoms like schizophrenia?

Please tell me can folic acid deficiency cause neurological symptoms like schizophrenia?

Currently unknown: It is currently unknown what causes schizophrenia. As of now there is no known psychiatric or neurological symptoms in otherwise normal adults from folate deficiency other than anemia. B12 deficiency has been known for a long time to cause cognitive problems but not folate ...Read more

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Can an iron deficiency cause dark circles under your eyes?

Can an iron deficiency cause dark circles under your eyes?

Unlikely cause: Iron deficiency can cause anemia and drowsiness. There may be the appearance of dark circles if fluid accumulates around the eyelids. Treating the deficiency may not improve the circles, however. And circles around the eyes are not an indicator of whether someone has anemia. ...Read more

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Is deficiency of vitamins turns eyes yellow?

Is deficiency of vitamins turns eyes yellow?

Yellow eyes: If the whites of your eyes are looking yellow to you, it can be a sign of a problem with your liver. Please see a doctor for evaluation! ...Read more

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Can the reason for dark circles under my eyes be from an iron deficiency if my iron level is 12.5!?

Can the reason for dark circles under my eyes be from an iron deficiency if my iron level is 12.5!?

Probably not: Iron deficiency and anemia can cause fatigue and weakness, and people with fatigue often have the dark circles, but the dark circles are probably not from the deficiency itself. The most common cause of dark circles is rubbing from allergies, repeated episodes of swelling around the eyes. ...Read more