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Have looked at my discharge hospital report and the main cause

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Have looked at my discharge hospital report and the main cause was considered to malnutrition due to a possible lifelong deficiency of vitamin B12 but I'm sure they had difficulties in determining an adequate diagnosis. I went from walking to using a wheelchair in a matter of months.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.
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low vitamin B12 can definitely effect the nerves.

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long term alcohol use can cause deficiency of B12.

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also inflammatory bowel disease like celiac spruce disorder or inflammatory bowel disease can cause poor absorption of B12 and other nutrients.

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were you given B12 shots

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and are you taking a B12 supplement now?

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