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I read that vitamin B12 deficiency can cause permanent nerve damage if left untreated for months.is it true.?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Besides for anemia maybe 12 deficiency can cause neurologic problems.
This would be very unusual in somebody your age but this is something you need to discuss with your physician

In brief: Yes

Besides for anemia maybe 12 deficiency can cause neurologic problems.
This would be very unusual in somebody your age but this is something you need to discuss with your physician
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Treatment is easy with monthly IM injections and new nasal form

In brief: Yes

Treatment is easy with monthly IM injections and new nasal form
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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Dr. Joseph Gutman
Internal Medicine

In brief: Well...

Yes it is true, but permanent is rare

In brief: Well...

Yes it is true, but permanent is rare
Dr. Joseph Gutman
Dr. Joseph Gutman
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