Jun 29, 2001
BASICALLY MY QUESTION IS. CAN YOU BE B-12 DEFIENCENT IF QALL YOUR LABS ARE WITHIN RANGE, BUT YOUR B-12 CONTINUES TO FALL. STILL WITHIN RANGE BUT STEADILY FALLING. THANK YOU FOR ANY HELP YOU CAN GIVE.
Response from Dr. Frascino
Great name! Regarding B-12 or any lab test that has a range of normal, results can fluctuate within that range and are still "normal." So, by definition, you wouldn't be B-12 deficient, because you still are "normal!" Now, if your B-12 level continues to fall and goes significantly below the normal range, B-12 deficiency could then develop over time.
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