I have tried to ignore my health issues for a while now as i got to the point where i was so upset of feeling like i was being pushed from pillar to post with no real answers. I was diagnosed with a b12 deficiency about 4 years ago. I became really ill with multiple of bugs/illnesses at once...doctors eventually did blood tests and my level was 84!!! i then had the usual top up injections and was told that would be it for three months. i didn't feel better and i carried on getting ill. They then checked my levels and i was only around 150. They then gave me weekly injections and a while later checked my blood again and i was 1000!!! i couldn't understand how i was allowed to keep having the jabs even though my body didn't need it. I then went down to an injection every two months and and i am on 1 every 3 months, but find it difficult at the end of the third month. So that's my life story up until today where i am feeling dreadful!! I had an injection in November and by mid December i was feeling very tired, my legs keep going numb and tingly, ear ache, a constant buzz in my ears at different times of the day and my balance is sometimes off. I slept through most of Christmas and this is my favorite time of year i rang the doctors and there were no doctor appointments (as usual) so i could either wait 2 weeks or speak to a nurse. i went and saw the nurse and took my injections just in-case, normally i have to fight for a jab but this time she did it straight away before even speaking to me and finding out how i was feeling....i was only going in to talk about what i should do. The nurse went on to say my results show i am very low and i need to have three injections in a week....i was very surprised at this but it made sense to how i was feeling. I went to the receptionist to book the jabs in and asked her for a second opinion on my notes and she said the same as the nurse. I nearly booked the appointments but something didn't feel right so i asked her to check with the doctor and call me when she has the answer from her. I didn't hear from them that day so i assumed i should go ahead as they instructed....when i finally got through to them they stated i was fine and didn't need an injection for another three months- they read my notes from 4 years ago when i first got ill!!!! i am outraged that they were happy to top me up with injections i do not need!!!! I find the doctor has no clue what to do with me now as i have seen three specialists and no one can find an answer of why i am like this. As my b12 levels are high.....why am i still feeling like this??? I feel like i am going mad and a complete hypochondric!! I am only 28 but feel i am in a 78 persons body....people do no understand and think i am exaderating but some days i really struggle to get out of bed (Sorry for the essay but just needed to get this off my chest as i dont like telling anyone as i sound like a complete winger!!) Thank you for reading to the end
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