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Vitamin overload, B12 reading is extremely high

Patient: What does it mean if your B12 is twice the normal reading

 

 

Symptoms: None

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for your question. It is possible that this reported B12 value may be due supplementation with over the counte r vitamins, or a recent B12 shot at your doctors office. Furthermore, in rare cases there could be errors in reporting lab values in your blood test.Thank you for consulting AskTheDoctor.com

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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