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b12 injections

(3 Posts)
butterfly86 Tue 11-Aug-15 11:17:22

I found out I have low b12 a few months ago after months of fighting with the doctors and being told I was fine. I had the loading dose then I'm supposed to have them 12 weekly now but a few weeks ago about 6 weeks after the loading dose my symptoms started creeping back so I visited the doctor but was told under no circumstances could I have it earlier than 12 weeks as it would overload me, now I'm back to square 1..falling asleep all the time, muscle weakness etc some days I barely have the energy to look after my 13 month old dd! Does anybody have any experience of low b12 and is the doctor right in saying I can't have it early? I'm sure the nurse told me if 12 weeks was too long I could have it earlier. I'm exhausted sad

Lonecatwithkitten Tue 11-Aug-15 12:16:03

I would suggest seeing different doctor I can have up to 10 shirts a year so up to every 6 weeks. It is a water soluble vitamin if you get to much you just pee it out.

Lonecatwithkitten Tue 11-Aug-15 12:16:20

That would be shots not shirts.

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