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What is pernicious anemia?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: An autoimmune

Disorder where your body makes antibodies so you can not absorb vitamin B12 so it has to be given by a shot to bypass the stomach and go directly into the bloodstream

In brief: An autoimmune

Disorder where your body makes antibodies so you can not absorb vitamin B12 so it has to be given by a shot to bypass the stomach and go directly into the bloodstream
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Mohammed Parvez
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Pernicious anemia

It's a condition which results in low vitamin B12 leading to anemia.
The person affected with this condition needs the B12 supplement by injection route as oral absorption is impaired.

In brief: Pernicious anemia

It's a condition which results in low vitamin B12 leading to anemia.
The person affected with this condition needs the B12 supplement by injection route as oral absorption is impaired.
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
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Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Anemia

Your body can't absorb vit b12.

In brief: Anemia

Your body can't absorb vit b12.
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
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