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Hello everyone, can someone advise if my B12 level of 286 can cause neurological issues? My problems started just after New Year with numbness in my chin, left side only. After a few weeks, I had a full blood count taken, my folate result was 1.6 so I'm now on folic acid 5mg daily and my B12 was 286, the guidelines I was told are between 200 and 700 so my Doctor has advised my B12 is "acceptable" and I'm on no treatment for B12.
However, my symptoms are getting progressively worse - I get periodic burning sensation/pins and needles in my face, scalp, shoulder blades, arms, hands, legs and feet, along with pressure in the back of my head. By 5 pm most days I feel like I'm 'sparking' (feels like small electrics shocks)... Doc thought it would be Atypical neuralgia because of my face so has referred me to see a Neurologist, however couldn't explain why I'm getting it nearly all over the body...
I'm getting pretty anxious now about what the cause can be and I can't help thinking that my B12 level is involved somehow? I have two cousins that have to inject B12 regularly and an Aunt with Pernicious Anaemia (different sides of the family).
I would love to know everyone's thoughts on this and if I could try taking Methyl B12 to help potential nerve damage as I'm worried the nerve damage will continue to get worse.
Thanks everyone x
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