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If my hemoglobin comes out to be 16.3 g/dL .Does it mean that my vitamin B- complex levels (b12,folic acid,riboflavin) also normal? I dont eat non veg

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Deficiencies

You could still have deficiencies in these and still not have anemia, yet.
However in your situation you're most likely not deficient in b complex.

In brief: Deficiencies

You could still have deficiencies in these and still not have anemia, yet.
However in your situation you're most likely not deficient in b complex.
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Probably yes

If you are vegetarian you may consider a B12 supplement.
Presently your Hb is a little high, but if you go low enough on B12 you will experience symptoms, eventually a low Hb. You need not worry about other vits, but take extra folic acid if potential pregnancy. It is not always reliable, but a blood B12 can be used. Folic acid will prevent B12 anemia but aggravate the neurologic complications.

In brief: Probably yes

If you are vegetarian you may consider a B12 supplement.
Presently your Hb is a little high, but if you go low enough on B12 you will experience symptoms, eventually a low Hb. You need not worry about other vits, but take extra folic acid if potential pregnancy. It is not always reliable, but a blood B12 can be used. Folic acid will prevent B12 anemia but aggravate the neurologic complications.
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