B12 deficiency. I take b12 supplements but my MCV is always on high end of normal. I also take folic acid. B12 blood tests 600.?
B12. How long have you had B12? other medications ? Liver issues? Thyroid? Tested MTHFR gene ,methylmalonic acid /homocysteine/or for pernicious anemia- intrinsic factor antibodies or parietal cell antibodies ? GERD/ Crohns/bacterial overgrowth/ Whipple's as they may affect absorption. 600 appears adequate ,but body may have utilization dysfunction/variant. f/u/w/doc.
Have hbp take lisinopril, B12 deficiency monthly injection, and low folace take folic acid. Woke up this morning with a black eye, no trauma why?
Black eye. A black eye is typically a result of trauma or contusion with leaking of blood from superficial capillary vessels. Lisinopril can cause a kind of skin reaction called 'angioedema' which involves mostly swelling, but could turn dark if rubbed a lot. B12 won't due nor folic acid. Vitamin c deficiency would predispose. Most likely it is due to incidental mild contusion, perhaps while you slept. Read more...
My hand suddenly went numb over a week ago. Triceps then biceps unable to engage/weak. Normal CSF protein and blood tests incl. B12, folate, (folic acid) WBC, RBC?
See a neurologist. Who did the spinal tap? Did you see a neurologist? If not do so soon. Read more...