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b-12 defficiency please help!!!!!

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  • Posted By: julie b
  • December 12, 2007
  • 06:44 PM

http://forums.wrongdiagnosis.com/images/icons/icon1.gif b-12 defficient, help
a year ago dec. I became very ill. For months layed on couch w/ terrible stmoch pains, nausea, severe nervousness, mental fog, burning feet, weakness all over, insides felt like a live wire.ER visits- dr. had no clue, no meds helped,would only make worse.- researched b-12 defficiency from mayo clinic and asked to be checked. b/w confirmed low b-12. sent to internal med dr. gave 1 shot and checked folate, homocystine, methylmalonic a- along w/ other b/w to heck for other deseases. calculation confirmed b-12 deff. O shot the next month. talked to him about mayo aggrsive treatment so he gave shot 1x week for 1 month then 1x month.Helped alot but Up down roller ride. Been treated since april 2007. last visit said b-12 was not building up so it would take 1-2 years. I still have on off tingling, weakness,severe nervousness, mental state up and down. Read about histamine? i'm at my witts end (roller coaster)!Does it take this long? should i see a hemotologist? Is there something else? meds- ativan, vistaril, prevacid. I don't eat much. meat a/ potatoes. please help! what else can i do or where do i go for help?

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  • Have they looked at intrinsic factors? You could also have a tapeworm...
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • December 13, 2007
    • 00:59 AM
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  • Have they looked at intrinsic factors? You could also have a tapeworm... BMMB,I dont know how to work in this site but if you read this could you please tell me what the intrinsic factor means? I had been tested for parasites, neg. although in march of 2006 before the begining of my sickness in Dec. I had h-pylori and was treated- benn tested since and neg. thank you for your repy
    julie b 4 Replies
    • December 15, 2007
    • 00:26 AM
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