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... 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)
... adolescence was spent always feeling tired, getting headaches, and feeling detatched and out of it. I always seemed to suffer with vertigo, though I just learned of what that meant about a week ago. ... (6 replies)
... I disagree with your doctor. People's iron levels have dropped quickly after surgery and were anemic in just a few months. That's why it's so important to supplement and check labs regularly. Also 30 is NOT normal for vitamin D for us. ... (4 replies)

... A week ago, I was diagnosed with Anemia secondary to Iron Deficiency. My symptoms of headaches, extreme fatigue and difficulty concentrating came out of nowhere, hence my trip to the doctor. ... (4 replies)
... Thank you very much, Florida Flower Girl:angel: (3 replies)
... hi MEL52, thanks for letting my know the symptoms your husband had which has been diagnosed. ... (7 replies)
... binds to B12 in the small intestine where it is absorbed. ... (34 replies)
... In Dec of 2010 I had 2 blood tests one showing B12 at 125 and another showing B12 level of 92. I was given 6 injections in 2 weeks and then tested again approx 3 months later, that test put my levels in the 200's and so the doctor decided no further injections were necessary. ... (1 replies)
... I have been searching for something concrete to show my doctor with regard to "low" B12 levels and I found it. ... (7 replies)
... drop from my experience. I would think that it was a result of being a strict vegetarian, as you say, I am not sure. I am close to being a veggie and have never had that problem. Everyone is so different. ... (1 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)
... She said she will do a serum b12, and check my folic acid. My ferritin is a 10 with low normal RBC, hemoglobin, and hematocrit. I am going to ask for MMA and homocysteine. Anything I am leaving out? ... (1 replies)
... Yes, 150 is still very low. And true, you really need to know the cause. Did he not mention any testing for PA? ... (57 replies)
... I now have a B12 Deficiency... what would cause this? ... (5 replies)
... Thank you so much for taking out the time to respond. ... (5 replies)
... Being that your ferritin is unacceptably low, I would assume your iron deficiency is to blame for the numbers, although you may also have a folate or b12 deficiency also. You could have more than one deficiency. I would ask for these to be checked, although it won't harm you to take folic acid and b12 anyway. ... (1 replies)
HGB S question
May 25, 2008
... I have looked and looked and looked on the Net for information and can only find limited info for Sickle Cell trait and then lots of confusing stuff about why someone might be anemic with SCA. My question is can there be a false positive to this test? ... (2 replies)


Associated Tags: b12, ferritin level, folic acid, hematologist, iron deficiency anemia

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