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Could a Vitamin B6 level of 58 have cause my polyneuropathy and severe pain? I don't take an supplements and don't know how it could be so high.

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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice

In brief: Yes

It turns out that either too little or too much of this vitamin can cause peripheral neuropathy

In brief: Yes

It turns out that either too little or too much of this vitamin can cause peripheral neuropathy
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine

In brief: Unlikely, need info

First, I don't know the Reference range of the lab and don't know if they measured Pyridoxal 5' Phosphate (P5P) or Pyridoxic Acid.
Most labs have a P5P normal range up to 50, so 58 is a mild elevation not known to cause problems. Low Alkaline Phosphatase or phosphoethanolamine could cause high P5P. B6 only known to cause toxicity if taking at least 200 mg/day.

In brief: Unlikely, need info

First, I don't know the Reference range of the lab and don't know if they measured Pyridoxal 5' Phosphate (P5P) or Pyridoxic Acid.
Most labs have a P5P normal range up to 50, so 58 is a mild elevation not known to cause problems. Low Alkaline Phosphatase or phosphoethanolamine could cause high P5P. B6 only known to cause toxicity if taking at least 200 mg/day.
Dr. Randy Baker
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