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What is the best treatment for pernicious anemia?
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Dr. Mark Callman
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Vitamin B12
True pernicious anemia is due to a lack of absorption of vitamin b 12 from your gastrointestinal tract.
The treatment would be vitamin B12 injections given by your doctor.Sometimes large doses of oral vitamin b12, 1 to 2 mg daily can also help replenish your levels of vitamin b12.Your doctor can help decide which approach is best for you.

In brief: Vitamin B12
True pernicious anemia is due to a lack of absorption of vitamin b 12 from your gastrointestinal tract.
The treatment would be vitamin B12 injections given by your doctor.Sometimes large doses of oral vitamin b12, 1 to 2 mg daily can also help replenish your levels of vitamin b12.Your doctor can help decide which approach is best for you.
Dr. Mark Callman
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Dr. Scott Monheit
General Practice
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In brief: Vitamin B12
Since pernicious anemia is a disorder of the absorption of vitamin B12 because the stomach cannot create intrinsic factor-something that is needed for the absorption of b12, the vitamin B12 must be given by injection intramuscularly usually once a month.

In brief: Vitamin B12
Since pernicious anemia is a disorder of the absorption of vitamin B12 because the stomach cannot create intrinsic factor-something that is needed for the absorption of b12, the vitamin B12 must be given by injection intramuscularly usually once a month.
Dr. Scott Monheit
Dr. Scott Monheit
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