Hi everyone. I have been recommended B12 injections by my private GP and so far it's been a nightmare figuring out how to get the loading doses (she's the other side of the country). I have been recommended 6 loading doses followed by monthly injections. I am not quite ready for self-injecting just yet.
I have approached my NHS GP who tested me and won't give me injections because my levels aren't low enough.
So my question is, if I find a beautician who does this, can I trust them? I have health anxiety and allowing a non-medical person to inject me seems risky. Anything could be in the vial... Coloured water, for all I know!
Are people who give B12 injections licensed in any way? Is there any sort of safeguarding or safety measures needed? I found one woman who replied to my initial inquiry and she avoided answering my questions: do you use a filter needle and are you trained to deal with me if I have an anaphylactic shock?
Any help very gratefully received!! I feel like I am losing my bloody marbles!
Is there anywhere else I can go for these injections??