Pernicious Anemia (Vitamin B-12 Deficiency) (cont.)
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When to Seek Medical Care for Pernicious Anemia (Vitamin B-12 Deficiency)
It is appropriate to seek medical care if a person has any of the neurological symptoms described above or any of the symptoms of anemia. All of the symptoms of pernicious anemia can be caused by a number of other conditions, and it is important to identify the exact cause of a person's symptoms to ensure proper and effective treatment.
Exams and Tests for Pernicious Anemia (Vitamin B-12 Deficiency)
As with any medical problem, the first step in the evaluation is a thorough history and physical examination. Other diagnostic tests that can help establish the diagnosis of pernicious anemia or rule out other causes of the symptoms include:
Last Reviewed 12/16/2015
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