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... Hi and welcome to the board....those are all symptoms of b12 deficiency yes and at 405 I'd say you were borderline and could definitely be symptomatic... ... (2 replies)
... and a comment added saying "Cobalamin deficiency unlikely". ... (2 replies)
... Are you doing anything to get your B12 level higher? ... (7 replies)

B12 Deficiency?
Oct 26, 2012
... Firstly welcome to the forum and secondly, I feel for you too...I know it's terrible and I think the anxiety is because you don't know what's going on with your body and sometimes it's worse when the doctors look at you like you're crazy...I'm glad your Pcp is finally realizing what's going on...hope you're feeling better soon :) (29 replies)
B12 Deficiency?
Oct 26, 2012
... bad thing is that my symptoms have gotten really bad the last week. I've thought I had either the flu or meningitis. I was up all night last night with tremors, muscle spasms, burning areas on my skin, and heart palpitations. I'm writing this right now from outside the emergency room. ... (29 replies)
... y fine. About 3 years after the bypass, I started having loss of feeling in my toes. I thought it was from wearing tight shoes, but my primary doctor thought a b12 test was in order. This was the first time I had this test done...ever. ... (6 replies)
... That which you describe as something 'crawling' over you leg is also a muscle spasm caused by hyperventilation, which in turn is caused by anxiety. ... (2 replies)
... Vitamin B12 is normal at 361. ... (18 replies)
... icious anemia it is something that gets worse with time and if untreated is life threatening and yes like the previous message can cause permanent nerve damage. B12 is a vitamin important to each and every cell in your body but inflicts the most damage to your nervous system which includes your brain. ... (11 replies)
... years ago my B12 level was 258. Maybe it was too low already then ? ... (8 replies)
... how about checking vitamin B12 levels? ... (18 replies)
... k down is that my stomach does not make a protein necessary for absorbing the vitamin B12. Regarding the injection I would demand that the Dr. gives you one. My B12 level when originally discovered was 337 and I had a ton of symptoms. It became so difficult to function I had to have someone with me at all times. ... (8 replies)
... also did antibodies test. I have megaloblastic anemia so got b12 shots 5 first week, one a week for 1 month and 1 a month later. My level is now 137. ... (22 replies)
... well, some people say 361 is far from optimal. did they check homocysteine? better test for B12 (and folate) deficiency. but I just reread your first post you say your hemoglobin was 130?? you are right that's definitely not anemic. also, how was your MCV? anyway I hope you can figure out the cause of this issue. (18 replies)
... Actually, my hemogolbin was 136. My MCV was 78 which is low. 80-98 fL being normal. I don't think that it's low enough for me to be a anemic or cause my symptoms. Like the doctor said. It just might be my B12? Maybe I should try a low dose supplement and see if the that works. I'll def look into folate deficiency. Thanks again for everything! (18 replies)
Pernicous anemia
Mar 10, 2003
... is your doctor doing anything about the b12 deficiency, like b12 shots? ... (7 replies)
... deficiency probably for more than 3 years, but wasn't diagnosed until last year. I now receive b12 shots every 3 weeks. ... (10 replies)
... Sorry to hear about your muscle numbness and spasms. I know it can be super scary. My ferritin had gotten up to 14 but I had another blood draw 2 days ago. ... (15 replies)


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