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Vitamin B12 deficiency - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello doctor...gud morning
Doctor :   good morning
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   my name is....i have undergone...vitamin B12 in Serum Test...
Doctor :   ok
User :   27 male Single..57 kg 5 11
Doctor :   ok
User :   and the observed value is 150 pg/ it normal range or do i really have vitamin B12 Def.
Doctor :   when did u get this tested
Doctor :   why was this advised
User :   normal range shows it's between 200-889...
Doctor :   yes
User :   some 2 days back...and my Hoemoglobin level is some 12.1..
Doctor :   normal range is 200 and 600 picogram/milliliter (148-443 picomol/liter)
Doctor :   ok
User : that means i have vitamin B12 def?
Doctor :   yes ur Vitamin levels are below normal levels
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok what i hve to do for that?
Doctor :   were u suggest any medicine
Doctor :   ur hB levels are low as well
Doctor :   normal range for you
Doctor :   it should be betwen 14-16mg/dl
User :   not yet..i haven't consulted doctor...
User :   ok...
Doctor :   u can this tablets
Doctor :   Becosules one cap daily after food at night time
Doctor :   for 1 month
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
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Doctor :   confirm ur details
User :   will it health?...means my vitamin B12 levels
Doctor :   yes it will
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing?
User :   yeah i smoke..
Doctor :   u need to quit smoking
Doctor :   its not good in long run
User : that main cause for this?
User :   ok...
Doctor :   lack of vitamins in diet
Doctor :   can be the cause
Doctor :   ot their can be due to improper absorption
User : i need to undergo some other tests?
Doctor :   ur Hb levels are marginally low
Doctor :   u can wait for sometime
Doctor :   2 weeks time and if the problem persists
User :   ok...
Doctor :   u can consult physician and get repeat tests done
User :   ok doctor it was really great talking to u
User :   :)..i t was indeed a great experience..
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
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