I have just been diagnosed with pernicious anaemia by a haematologist. I asked to be referred at the beginning of the year when my doctor refused to give me the correct treatment for B12 deficiency (170) with neurological symptoms in the hope that the consultant would back my request up - no luck on that score I'm afraid! I was given loading doses over the Christmas period - two weeks plus another couple of injections as a sop for my stressing the neurological aspect of my condition. My last injection was on 15 January 2016. The haematologist has recommended, on my insistence, injections every two months but ..... and this leads to my question - no more loading doses (I have checked this directly with the consultant after reading her report on our meeting). Is this correct or should I have another two weeks of loading doses? I have had my first two-monthly injection on 23 June and feel no better for it. Could someone advise me as to whether or not I should be agitating for additional loading doses asap please.
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