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My last 5 cbc, show's I do not anemia. But doctor ordered vitamin B12 test since I have family history of anemia. Can vitamin B12 deficiency be treated successfully? Is there always underlying cause?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Usually

an underlying cause is present.
It could be nutritional especially in pure vegetarians, related to autoimmune conditions like pernicious anemia or malabsorption. Treatment is effective with Vit B12 injections

In brief: Usually

an underlying cause is present.
It could be nutritional especially in pure vegetarians, related to autoimmune conditions like pernicious anemia or malabsorption. Treatment is effective with Vit B12 injections
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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Dr. Haresh Jhangiani
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Yes

very easy to treat B 12 defy

In brief: Yes

very easy to treat B 12 defy
Dr. Haresh Jhangiani
Dr. Haresh Jhangiani
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