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Hi! Never done a forum before but need some answers. I recently was diagnosed with atrophic gastritis and pernicious anemia. (no intrinsic factor and B12 level was 140) The last blood test they did was gastrin level which came back 3500 (normal is below 100). My first question is, could the high gastrin level be from the pernicious anemia and has anyone ever had a level that high? Second question is what would be the correct treatment for such low B12 levels. My doctor gave me one injection and then only prescribed sublingual b12 3 times a week- to me it doesn't seem aggressive enough and I am still exhausted and have heart palpitations. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Also, my mother died at the age of 33 to breast cancer so my fear is I carry the BRACA 1 (2) gene. Nervous about my increased risk of stomach and pancreas cancer with the PA and AG.





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