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... Your neurological problems are not causing your B12 level to not rise. Your B12 deficiency is causing your neurological problems. ... (10 replies)
... My parents, having had 8 kids were not able to take us to the doctor, so I was never followed up with a pediatrician other than just getting vaccines for school. All ailments were treated at home unless an ER visit was necessary. ... (6 replies)
... t palpitations and various other symptoms, whose cause was not known to me. Because of severe stomach disorders, i consulted a Gastro ,who luckily discovered the B12 deficiency in me. At that time my B12 was 189. He asked me to take 3 shots as of then. ... (13 replies)

... saw the doc today, a different one to normal and guess what... he completly dismissed the B12 issue! surprise surpirse... ... (40 replies)
... myself as my doctor just disregarded the whole issue! I managed to get the level up to 424 but am having to pay for blood testing myself as my doctor won't order it and even though I have great insurance, they won't pay unless the doctor orders it!! ... (89 replies)
... Thanks for all the help and support. I could use it when it comes to dr's. When I have an appointment I have my hubby come with me because I am a pushover. ... (15 replies)
... I have had weird GI issues for ages, but they really got out of hand a few months ago. TMI, but I had diarrhea for weeks that eventually resulted in a lower GI bleed. I went to the ER and my bloodwork came back with smaller than normal hemoglobin and a count of 104. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Ladybud, thanks for the reply. I forgot to mention, I was tested for Celiac and am negative. I have a good idea why I'm having these malabsorption problems already. I had a gastric bypass in 2008. ... (4 replies)
... A hemoglobin of 9 is much more alarming in a male than a female because men never have any other excuses for bleeding. ... (5 replies)
... Hi raisingirl! Yes, I'm positive that anemia is always the result of something else going on. Anyone else can jump in here too to confirm! Here are some common causes of anemia - - diet that does not consist of enough iron - malabsortion problems where your body doesn't absorb iron and other vitamins - for women, our monthly cycle commonly causes anemia - GI... (6 replies)
... Your MCV,MCH and RBC are very similar to mine. I am having more bloodwork done this week. My Dr. has checked me for a B12 deficiency and low folic acid. Now she is even sending me for a colonoscopy, and checking feritin among other things. ... (1 replies)
... Thanks for the advice and info, it's comforting to know I'm not alone in dealing with this! I had my endoscopy yesterday. ... (5 replies)
... Hello and Welcome although I'm sorry that you have had to join us. It is a little unusual for a young male to be diagnosed with IDA so it is good that your doctor is scheduling the colonoscopy. ... (11 replies)
... than normal, i.e., in anemia caused by vitamin B12 deficiency. ... (4 replies)
... Hi there. It's been a little while since I posted. I have Low Ferritin and a B12 Deficiency. Last week I went to a Gastro. Doctor and he ran some blood work. ... (0 replies)
... sclerosis. I have been seeing various specialists to try and rule out the most obvious causes before I go see the neurologist in April. I've had various symptoms for awhile, but the latest round of symptoms have been worse than ever. And in some cases, life threatening. ... (3 replies)
... ing in your body is not working correctly. You have to find a cause. I was taught that it is not proper to begin iron supplements without first finding a cause for this. That is the first step, next would be to DX and eventually treat according to findings. Blood loss is the most common cause for IDA in women. ... (11 replies)
Low ferritin
Sep 12, 2008
... Anyway, your GP is correct that is VERY unusual for a male to be anemic from iron deficiency. It is almost always due to blood loss. ... (1 replies)
... for sure identify that this is iron deficiency anemia and not some other type. A CBC alone will not always give the answer. You should have a ferritin and B12 and folate to check for other things that cause anemia. ... (6 replies)
... In a nutshell, I've become anemic and we don't know why. After a lot of lab tests we know that it's iron deficiency anemia. ... (11 replies)


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