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Is anemia from B12 deficiency a life-threatening condition?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not if treated

It takes a very long time for you to get near death from B12 deficiency.
The treatment is so simple and effective, why chance it?

In brief: Not if treated

It takes a very long time for you to get near death from B12 deficiency.
The treatment is so simple and effective, why chance it?
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

On in the same way a heart attack or a stroke is, but it can certainly decrease your health and contribute to illness.

In brief: Depends

On in the same way a heart attack or a stroke is, but it can certainly decrease your health and contribute to illness.
Dr. Su Fairchild
Dr. Su Fairchild
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