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Recently I have been diagnozed with Macrocytosis. Lately my

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Recently I have been diagnozed with Macrocytosis. Lately my skin on my neck, shoulders and lower legs became very ichy. Does this have anything to do with the Macrocytosis? How I can treat that?

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Dr. Brims :

I'm sorry to hear about this

Dr. Brims :

This may be due to macrocytosis

Dr. Brims :

If you have vitamin B12 deficiency then it may cause nerve irritation, and lead to the itchy feeling you have

Dr. Brims :

I would advise you to ask your doctor to check your vitamin B12 level

Customer:

The sensitivity of my skin has also changed. It feels almost like it is not sensitive enough in order to feel the cold or the heat as much as before. Can this also be due to macrocytosis?

Dr. Brims :

Yes, it is likely due to macrocytosis

Customer:

At the moment I do take a lot of vitamins: B complex, centrum, slow mag, omega 3, calcium. I started also feeling tired

Customer:

and I started taking iron as well

Dr. Brims :

Okay, you still ned the test to check

Customer:

what else can I do

Customer:

3 months ago completely stoped smoking and drinking

Dr. Brims :

You can keep taking your vitamins and have a blood test to check your vitamin b12

Customer:

is the tiredness related to macrocytosis as well?

Customer:

never felt tired in my whole life

Dr. Brims :

It possibly is as well

Dr. Brims :

I see

Customer:

ok Dr Brim!

Customer:

Thank you

Customer:

very much for your help

Dr. Brims :

You're quite welcome

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