Hi, bit of background. Went to gp last September with increasing muscle pain/weakness/numbness, extreme fatigue, brain fog, confusion amongst other things. Barrage of blood tests and diagnosed hyper Dec, endo prescribed 10mg carbimazole in feb, reduced to 5mg in may. Symptoms increasingly getting worse. Also found to have low vit d so after initial high dose I'm currently on maintenence. Had emg/nerve conduction studies which show normal. Currently having lots of blood tests at rheumatology with no results yet. Heart ultrasound done due to murmur, currently waiting results. B12 was 203 in Dec (range 190-900) I asked Dr if it was worth taking and was told no, B12 beginning of June 172, Dr ordered gastric paretal cell antibody test. Results yesterday came back ok but receptionist booked me 6 B12 injections over next 2 weeks and said I'll need them every 12 weeks (didn't say how long for) my Dr's on holiday for another week so I can't get any answers and wondered if anyone on here could help please. If the blood test came back ok, how come I have to have injections and not tablets? And does anyone know why I wasn't started on these straight away but had to wait for results of antibody test? I'm wondering if receptionist was wrong and I do in fact have PA? My mother in law has it so I know a little about it (not lots) any ideas anyone? Thanks x
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