Palms and feet get warm and feels weak

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Okay, so as I shared earlier, i have vitamin b12 deficiency, my reports showed below 50. I had to take 3 injections of vitamin b12. I am also prescribed folate and hi cobal capsules. Now since 2 days I am noticing that my palms and feet get warm suddenly and feels really weak after that, it gets red too, feels like blood level increased in that area. I don't know why that's happening. Is it because my nerves are effected due to lack of vitamin b12?

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    As I said in my response to your previous post - some symptoms may appear to get worse before they get better as the B12 gets to work repairing the damage caused by the deficiency.

    This is to be expected and in a way it's saying the "treatment is working" so don't worry

    Unfortunately, a long and severe deficiency may cause damage to brain and nerve cells that is very difficult to reverse and early detection can be critical in preventing permanent neurological damage.

    This last paragraph is not meant to scare you but it is the "worst case scenario" if the deficiency is not treated effectively as the P in P.A. is rightly called pernicious... so hopefully you don't come under this category.

    Personally I was 13 years between gastric surgery before I got a diagnosis of P.A in 1972 by which time I was a walking "Zombie" and as I still suffer neurological symptoms such as for example burning feet and legs it is painfully obvious that my B12 deficiency went on for too long and some of the damage was permanent.

    However I'm still "clivealive" and over 77 years of age. 

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