worried sick about my sister, 7 weeks off work now due to 'severe anaemia', iron tablets have improved the FBC reading, symptoms are complicated occurring every second day, lethargic, low energy, dizzy, palpitations, sore joints, waking from sleep with heart racing and head spinning, and change of pallor to greyish colour, several tests have been done, large bowel, stomach, heart, lungs and brain have been examined and thankfully all appears ok, accept from some cells that are showing a predisposition to 'coelic disease' but today that was ruled out as cause for symptoms. all research on our behalf have lead back to 'vitamin b 12 deficiency' yet the doctor says her reading for this level in her blood is normal ? No check has been made for the compromise of the 'intrinsic factor' but how do you suggest that this is what you feel greatly may be the problem, no one will listen to a concerned sister, or indeed where she got her information, that they would find strange! I would be grateful for any information or help thank you in advance.
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