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I sometimes have acute pain in wrist & ankle joints, doctor suggested its due to B12 deficiency. How can that be?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It is

Plausible your doctor thought the pain was nerve related.
Sometimes vitamin deficiencies can cause various types of nerve pain. But, the best person to ask what your doctor was thinking would be the doctor himself.

In brief: It is

Plausible your doctor thought the pain was nerve related.
Sometimes vitamin deficiencies can cause various types of nerve pain. But, the best person to ask what your doctor was thinking would be the doctor himself.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It shouldn't!

B12 deficiency can cause mononeuritis, and cause a sensory neuropathy, starting in a stocking /glove distribution.
It does not cause ankle and wrist pain.

In brief: It shouldn't!

B12 deficiency can cause mononeuritis, and cause a sensory neuropathy, starting in a stocking /glove distribution.
It does not cause ankle and wrist pain.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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