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B-12 defficiency
Feb 22, 2004
... I may have said that wrong. If you LACK the intrinsic factor you can eat liver til it comes out your nose and it will have done you NO good. ... (16 replies)
B-12 defficiency
Feb 22, 2004
... Nancy I heard taking anything by mouth to give your B-12 a boost is useless because the syliva -acids take away what you need before it gets in your bloodstream? I take folic acid by mouth and Iron supplments but there different ??... I don't really understand all this this myself?? but I think your waisting your money on them sublingual B-12 Drops? If you have... (16 replies)
B12 deficient
Nov 28, 2003
... Your doctor should send you for a Schillings Test to see if you lack the Intrinsic Factor... If you are missing it, you will probably have to continue with shots... ... (6 replies)

... I would go back to your doctor and talk to them about why you may have this deficiency. They should be able to run a test to tell you if you are missing the intrinsic factor. ... (12 replies)
Prenicious Anemia
Nov 23, 2003
... a clue. Ten months earlier, my CBC was excellent. Ten months later, it was almost as low as it could go and me be alive. Can someone tell me what a "positive" intrinsic factor blood test means? ... (31 replies)
... Hi Boo Thanks for your reply. It's nice to talk to others in my situation as I have said I do not know of anyone else with PA. I don't have pain, just chronic tiredness when I am low on B12. My initial symptoms were pins and needles in my left hand, forearm and then progression to my left foot. Sometimes they would feel numb also. There were a couple of times that my... (5 replies)
... t went ahead and began the injections, i'm only 18 and pernicious anaemia runs in my family however she reckoned it was pernicious anaemia but was waiting on the intrinsic factor tests and i havnt heard what the results are? ... (0 replies)
... C, Iron and Intrinsic factor for absorbtion, that part you are missing perhaps. I know all the procedures are not the same so I cannot say how it will work for you. I am sure you can look that up. Hope it helps. ... (5 replies)
... Hi sharond,sorry it took me so long to get back to you.I'm missing the intrinsic factor also,but I was told by a very well informed person,that when you take Methylcobalamin under the tongue it helps a lot. I take 5000mcgs a day.You might try it. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Squeek, are you still around? I know this is an old post, but it looks like I'm in the exact same place you are. I have had iron infusions, transfusions and currently I think I have neuropathy but the doc isn't treating me for it .. yet. I didn't know what to call it until I read your post. I'm currently sitting here w/ so much leg pain that I'm finding it hard to walk,... (28 replies)
... if your intrinsic factor is missing I would only "guess" you may have pernious anemia? ... (1 replies)
... s for almost 4 yrs. I have also had to have the iron through an iv. I been through that 2 different times. The shots are better, because of having the surgry the intrinsic factor is not present, so the tablets that you may be taking are doing you no good at all. This is what my dr.s have told me. ... (28 replies)

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