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Can lack of vitamin B12 cause macrocytic hypochromic anemia?

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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

You can have macrocytic/hypochromic anemia from B12 or folate (folic acid) deficiency.

In brief: Yes

You can have macrocytic/hypochromic anemia from B12 or folate (folic acid) deficiency.
Dr. Bryan Levey
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Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management
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In brief: Mixed anemia

Likely mixed anemia.
Macrocytic more common with B12 deficiency. Hypochromic more common with iron deficinecy.

In brief: Mixed anemia

Likely mixed anemia.
Macrocytic more common with B12 deficiency. Hypochromic more common with iron deficinecy.
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