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... lingual that you were taking did have an effect on your tests...hmmmmmmmm....don't know if the MMA will be elevated now.....but it will be interesting to see if it is. ... (7 replies)
... I had my appointment with my GP today. One of the symptoms I listed was numbness in fingers among a host of other things and when she saw that she ordered B12, folic acid, MMA and Homocysteine. Yeah! I just hope the 5mg sublingual pills I took for a while will not mask the results! ... (7 replies)
... I have been searching for something concrete to show my doctor with regard to "low" B12 levels and I found it. ... (7 replies)

... Hi there hoppy...oh that is truly good to hear!Good for you!I have my fingers crossed that your MMA or Homocysteine come out High!!!! ... (7 replies)
... Okay...Yes you're B12 level is too low!!!! ... (40 replies)
... Low would indicate B12 deficiency? ... (7 replies)
... Hi Shirley.....at least you can see the neurologist...that's great!Okay tell him you want an MMA test,Homocysteine test and Folic Acid test...if the MMA or Homocysteine are elevated you have a hidden B12 deficiency....the folic acid might be low or high. ... (40 replies)
... binds to B12 in the small intestine where it is absorbed. ... (34 replies)
... hi help wanted...What A Nut that dr. sounds like!First of all did you mention how an MMA test will point to a hidden B12 deficiency? ... (40 replies)
... ent for my appointment today. Doc says Vitamin D is too low....continue 50,000IU twice weekly.......ferritin is too low.......start multi vitamin.......Vitamin B12 is now good....... ... (7 replies)
... I am not sure whether taking extra B12 can increase ferritin or not. I read somewhere that it might, but it wasn't a credible source. ... (3 replies)
... hello...my hematologist prefered me to fast before they tested my MMA,homocsyteine,folic acid,B12....Good Luck....you need the B12...you're too low and your MCV is about to be off the normal high range..... ... (7 replies)
... lthough the GP doesn't always tell me what's being tested, only that the tests are normal! I know that I've been tested for rheumatoid arthritis, celiac disease and OVP. ... (3 replies)
... Now if they had checked her "folate" that comes under folic acid and even if that's a good number you can still be B12 deficient.My old hematologist said there's so much folate in all foods now that it actually "masks" the B12... ... (34 replies)
... hi Steph...I just want to chime in here if I may....I was DX with a hidden B12 deficiency in March 2000... ... (22 replies)
... which if elevated is a B12 deficiency.Also the Homocysteine test which if elevated points to B12 def. also.You can be elevated in one or the other or both...if those ar normal then there's no B12 def. ... (34 replies)
B12 Question
Nov 23, 2008
... There is a few specific tests for B12 dont assume your doctor has taken theses already though..... ... (2 replies)
... I've been looking into this issue of normal results myself because I had a low normal reading on B12, no larger red cells, so no showing of anemia but I've had some strange things going on. ... (1 replies)
... B12 deficiency.When you're at the low end normal range of B12 then you need to have the MMA,Homocysteine and Folic Acid tests so that the dr. can tell if you have a hidden B12 deficiency.A normal folate will sometimes mask a B12 deficiency.My dr. ... (40 replies)
... folic acid testing goes along with that.If your B12 level is "low normal" when the test comes back then you need to ask your dr. to do an MMA and Homocysteine tests...this will show if you have a "hidden" B12 deficiency.B12 presents with many neurologicsl symptoms... ... (1 replies)


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