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... Thanks for your story. From reading around here since I asked my question, I came to see that my serum b12 can be considered low. Unfortunately, drs I have seen, including a hematologist, strictly follow the current lab value wisdom and saw no problem. ... (12 replies)
... the saturation value heavily relies on serum iron value, so same issue with it. ... (3 replies)
... Yes, you can be B12 deficient and not anemic. You can look at the size of your blood cells, the MCV. When you're B12 deficient, typically this value is elevated, but it might not be if you're also iron deficient, as iron deficiency makes the MCV smaller. ... (1 replies)

... Many things have to be in balance when you get a B12 deficiency. First of all, did they test your ferritin? ... (3 replies)
... bethsheba, i have been thinking much the same thing. I'm wondering what has led to lowering the Vit D and B12, either age related or something else. One good thing is that he responded to his supplements so readily. I never expected him to go up that fast. His new blood test shows his cholesterol coming down since Dec '08 and i believe this is due to the supplements in... (34 replies)
B12 Question
Nov 23, 2008
... Rhi--Whenever there is anemia present you should *always* have a B-12 and folate test to see if it is low or if there is a deficiency. IDA and B-12 def. can coexist. Some docs don't think to run this test. It happened to my friend. Always get a copy of your labs and compile a notebook to reference. You would only need to supplement B-12 if your values are low or if you... (2 replies)
... If I were to look at that value perhaps a deficiency is not the problem....I am so sorry Linda I just dont know what to say or to suggest at least you got them done you did well......... ... (34 replies)
... A B12 deficiency can cause loss of taste if you are lacking in zinc this can cause it too........ ... (89 replies)
... I have heard that you have to wait for at least 2 weeks after injections before testing to get a true value. You didn't get a true reading. FLFLOWERGIRL:) (2 replies)
... Hi Sept, I'm sure you'll hear from others on this board who have lots of experience with B-12 issues. I can only give you my experience. I saw my doctor for anemia and she elected to give me a b-12 injection. The injection was given first, then within 15 minutes my blood was drawn for testing. The resulting B-12 value was off the scale at >2000. My doctor told me to... (2 replies)
... PS You included your b12 level, but not your ferritin. I was unsure whether you were just low iron, iron deficient, or anemic. ... (12 replies)
... Your value is a low B12 number. ... (12 replies)
... tigue. After thyroid hormone treatment, much of my anxiety dissipated, but the fatigue remains. So, I revisited my medical records and saw that a recent FERRITIN value was 18, and SERUM B12 was 267. My grandmother, father and sister both have been diagnosed as b12 deficient, but my level is apparently not low enough. ... (12 replies)
Battling anemia
Oct 2, 2016
... i work two jobs. I am also diabetic I am medication and diet controlled. I had a gastric bypass 4 yrs ago i use vitamin patches to get the vitamins including b12 that i need as my body will not absorb b12 pills. In february when my a1c was checked my hemoglobin was 11 so i figure since than its been on the downfall. ... (3 replies)
... What was your B12 measurement? ... (12 replies)
... You may have a B12 deficiency. ... (12 replies)
... Have you had your vitamin D and B12 levels checked? ... (7 replies)
... If your B12 is low this is VERY serious. ... (3 replies)
... If you have a high RDW and have been diagnosed with anemia I am sure it's due to the anemia. With only seeing the RDW value I can' say for sure but I'm guessing so. Having a high RDW combined with other things is most likely how the Dr. determined it was anemia. ... (2 replies)
... Wow - I think I've found my twin. My lab results are very similar to yours and I have the same symptoms as you, so I'm looking forward to seeing a reply regarding the possible causes of low RBC, low WBC, low hemoglobin, low hematacrit - yet iron, B12, ferritin, folate, transferrin levels all are normal (never heard of most of this stuff). I was also checked for Celiac and... (3 replies)

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