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Will a vitamin B12 deficiency lead to low hemoglobin?

Will a vitamin B12 deficiency lead to low hemoglobin?

Yes: It will lead to a macrocytic (large blood cell) hypochromic (low hemoglobin) type of anemia. ...Read more

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Dr. Mohammed Parvez
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Vitamin B12 Deficiency (Definition)

B12 deficiency can be due to a lack of absorption or intake from diet. Since B12 is primarily found in animal products (e.g., dairy, egg, meat, etc.) vegetarians are more at risk. A deficiency is suspected when rbcs increase in size (e.g., high MCV and/or MCH in cbc) and can cause megaloblastic anemia. Symptoms can include fatigue and neuropathy. It is best corrected with ...Read more


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Is it possible for someone to have high hemoglobin and also a vitamin B12 deficiency?

Is it possible for someone to have high hemoglobin and also a vitamin B12 deficiency?

B12 Deficiency: There are several things that happen with a B12 deficiency including anemia, neuropathies, and non-soecific neurological affects such as fatigue, depression, irritability, and psychosis. You ask an excellent question. Through research, i could not find any whether the neurological symptoms could occur before the anemia. Clinically, patients are diagnosed with B12 deficiency through anemia first. ...Read more

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Can having vitamin B12 deficiency lead to high blood pressure?

Can having vitamin B12 deficiency lead to high blood pressure?

B12 Deficiency: B12 deficiency is associated with an anemia, neuropathies, and non-specific neurological affects such as fatigue, depression, and psychosis. The deficiency is not associated with high blood pressure per se. ...Read more

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Can vitamin B12 deficiency lead to nasal congestion and blood in the mucus and sometimes from the salivatoo?

Can vitamin B12 deficiency lead to nasal congestion and blood in the mucus and sometimes from the salivatoo?

Unlikely: B12 deficiency leads to a certain type of anemia and peripheral neuropathy. Potential causes of your symptoms are dryness, bacterial or viral infection, sinusitis, . ...Read more

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Will a folate (folic acid) deficiency lead to a vitamin B12 deficiency?

Will a folate (folic acid) deficiency lead to a vitamin B12 deficiency?

No: Many people on self-imposed restrictive vegetarian diets get both. They have similar effects on the blood and are both very serious health problems. ...Read more

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Been sick four years .collapsed twenty times. Staph infection, loss of hair , low cortisol .vitamin B12 deficiency , food allergies .feel cold, very ?

See an: infectious disease doctor. Vitamin B12 deficiency is easy to treat. Use sublingual B 12 tabs, not the kind you swallow. If you know what foods you are sensitive to avoid them. Many health issues today are lifestyle related. You can manage a lot of this. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Will a vitamin B12 deficiency cause infertility?

Will a vitamin B12 deficiency cause infertility?

B 12 deficit: If a patient has been found deficient in vitamin B12 usually is due to poor absorption in the stomach because of lack of intrinsic factor. Then the replacement or treatment with B12 must be parenteral( intramuscular) or at least sublingual. ...Read more

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Will a vitamin B12 deficiency keep me from carrying to term? Had 2 miscarriages, pregnant again. 3Rd since September.

Easy treatment: Vitamin B12 deficiency can be easily treated with injections with the vitamin. To be safe, your doctor may give you monthly injections. ...Read more

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Could I have a vitamin B12 deficiency even if i take B12 every day?

Yes: If in pill form you may not be able to absorb it (often the case) thats why we have sublingual and intramuscular forms. ...Read more

Dr. Randy Baker
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Vitamin B12 (Definition)

Vitamin B12 is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more