As you may know I was diagnosed with PA two months ago, I had extremely low b12 at 50pgm. I was suffering from both the neurological side and the usual symptoms. I finally got a diagnoses after many repeat visits to my GP, I was given the standard loading dose, I felt no improvement especially with the nuero symptoms. My Folate was very low at 3.5 and then 2 after the loading injections. They agreed to continue another loading dose as my red blood cells were still very large. however would not prescribe me folic acid. I have since finished the second lot of loading dose and I am still feeling pretty bad.
Another GP has now given me the folic acid. They wont give me any more injections and want me to come back for a blood test on the 1st September to decide my treatment. My levels were at 2000 before the second loading dose. I am worried as I go away on holiday for two weeks on the 19th September and just cant deal with being ill when away.
Will the folic acid make a massive difference to how I feel?? As I know this does work the b12. I just can't figure out why I haven't been referred and why they are still writing this off.