Does anyone know figures for the average time from first presenting with symptoms and getting a definitive diagnosis? I first noticed symptoms November 2014 and went to gp March 15. Eventually in April had b12 checked and levels low. In October I was put on 50 mcg tablets long term (had previously had some relief from symptoms with the tablets in July). However I just feel worse and worse every day (writing this is a struggle). Went to doctors today and they are redoing bloods and I mentioned a possibility of a false positive of the b12 due to taking the tablets. Dr said if levels high that shows I have enough b12! Only good thing is they are now checking anti intrinsic factor (which I requested last March but was told it was not reliable so no point! ) also checking for celiac (which I'm pretty confident I'm not). I just wondered how long on average others waited for a definitive diagnosis and then treatment. I am so exhausted and don't want to have to take time off work but am struggling daily. Thanks in advance
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