Pernicious Anaemia Society

Am I doing any harm?

hi up until recently & and after a long battle with my doctors I had monthly injections (hydro) I’ve recently moved and now having the same battle (which I knew i probably would) as they wanted blood tests and b12 around the 1000 mark.... anyway not a problem as my partner also does my injections which a family member gets me from her chemist in Cyprus (methylcobal 1ml ampules he injects subcutaneously into my thigh) I read lots of posts on here which are sometimes a lot to take in which the brain fog doesn’t help but was just wondering if mixing 2 different kinds of injection could be doing more harm than good? Was also wondering how people put their blood test results on here can I take a photo? Many thanks

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Hi Pittman personally I have injections of cyanocobamalin 1mg every three weeks and spray Methycobamalin in between times and I'm still "clivealive" and over 75 :)

Make sure your Folate level is OK as that and the B12 help your iron to make red blood cells and to function properly in your body.

You can add a photo only at the beginning of any new post on here.

I am not a medically trained person but I've had P.A. (a form of B12 deficiency) for more than 45 years.

I wish you well

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😊 thank you clivealive I can’t see folate level on test result i did ask for that to be done and other tests rather than the bog standard one, thank you for your reply I will start another post 👍🏻

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no problems with mixing different types of B12 that I'm aware of - I use a mix of all 4 types - cyano, hydroxo, methyl and adenosyl - through a mix of delivery methods.

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Thank you, just not feeling myself recently and a few aches & pains that I never had before (hip pain) plus vertigo hitting me which I’ve never suffered with before, maybe nothing to do with b12 but looking into things anyway

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some people don't respond well to methyl. would you be able to source additional hydroxo and see if that solves the additional symptoms?

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