Hi, I'm having monthly b12 jabs with Hydroxocobalamin but as yet don't have a PA diagnosis. I'm diagnosed with ME/CFS and saw a huge improvement in energy levels over time with the jabs as well feelings of depression and terrible brain fog. So that was all good. The b12 was prescribed by a neurologist I saw privately, and my GP was happy to follow his advice. I don't see the neuro anymore (it was just a one off appt and way too expensive to continue seeing). His advice was weekly jabs for 6 months and monthly jabs (1mg in 1ml ) for a further 6 months then stop. So these should have ended a while back but the surgery hasn't realised this and so a bit sneakily, I continue with them! So I've never had b12 levels checked and never had IF checked either. My mum had PA, so there is a strong genetic link, but now a b12 test would be pointless I suppose, and also the IF can't be tested accurately after supplementation? Is that right? So how would I go about getting a definitive diagnosis now? Also I've never had folic levels checked and don't supplement...
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