I had private bloods done and they came back, deficient in vit D insufficient vit B12 and low folate . I went to my GP who was fuming that I'd had private bloods done and insisted that I had NHS ones ( well hello if you'd have let me have them when I asked for them I wouldn't have had to have private one's!)
I have just been to see another GP at the surgery as the original one wasn't available. He tells me that my vit D is deficient, I have 'normal' vit B12 and folate. He has prescribed me some Vit D tablets. When I asked him what normal vit B12 was it was on the very low end, he said that this is within normal range and the private bloods I had done have different ranges. End of discussion.
I know my own body and described my symptoms to him but to no avail. Its not an option to change surgery as there is only 1 more in my area which is apparently worse than mine.
I don't know what Vit D he has prescribed but he asked me if I pay for my scripts so I assume its one that you can buy over the counter.
can I self medicate for B12? I feel desperate