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... pointment 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! It was one year ago when my levels were 324. ... (7 replies)
... st called and the doctor will NOT order the tests without seeing me as they say insurance will not cover it without documentation. So I need to go and then get blood test and then go for result! If she agrees to the test? ... (7 replies)
... it is the standard in the b12 literature. An elevated MMA will show b12 deficiency. ... (18 replies)

... nd since hubby had health insurance, I started going to the doctor to figure out why I was not able to get pregnant, why I was so moody, etc. Years and years of testing and being passed along from doctor to doctor resulted in feeling as though I was a hypochondriac! ... (6 replies)
... I agree with you about the symptoms being the best gauge. But my doc wants me to come back at the end of December for another blood test, and I'm not sure if it will prove anything or not, no matter what the numbers show. ... (8 replies)
... junk food, I cook everything at home and my diet is based on quality whole foods. It seems strange to me that my blood test results would be less than optimal and so I am trying to understand what could be causing this. ... (3 replies)
... for MMA is considered superior to the urine testing. ... (34 replies)
... Usually the B12 has to be at the lower end to warrant testing for the MMA and homocys. ... (34 replies)
... Are you on Methylcobalamin 5000mcg subs a day if so one would think it would be helping as the subs bypass the process and go directly into the blood do yo hold them under your top lip for around 40mins the slower and longer the better.......... ... (6 replies)
... can spike and don't return to their baseline for a few days. For instance, I'm pretty sure that the advice is to stop taking iron supplements for 48 hours before testing and some people say longer. Just something else to bear in mind. ... (3 replies)
B12 Deficiency?
Sep 15, 2012
... Kikijean, I was looking into methylcobalamin sublinguals but I wanted to wait until I was actually tested so it wouldn't mess up the results....my MCV was normal at 84.2...so I'm gathering my cells are normal sized...I feel so ill sometimes, I just want to start treating this already :(..thank you for the reply it was very to have a sort of confirmation from an actual b12... (29 replies)
B12 Deficiency?
Sep 15, 2012
... TELY sound like you are suffering from B12 defficiency. It is possibly to have profound B12 defficiency without anemia. I'm curious to see what the MVC on your blood count was. That's the measurement of the size of your red blood cells. B12 defficiency causes enlarged red blood cells. ... (29 replies)
... Thanks for the tip about the celiac test. I did consider this, however I have read that the blood test and biopsy are not entirely reliable. ... (3 replies)
... I know with iron there is a blood test iron serum, and then there are iron stores, ferritin. ... (8 replies)
... If you want to have your adrenals checked you will need a cortisol blood test if it is elevated they will do further testing mine was due to severe stress though..... ... (89 replies)


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