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What to do when doctors disagree about treatment (B12 shots)?
That is confusing when two doctors don't agree, isn't it?
You asked about B12 shots or tablets. If your doctor recommended B12 shots that would probably be best for you.
If, however, you decide to take the B12 orally, get the sublingual B12, it is usually better absorbed. You put it under your tongue to dissolve.
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I had shots for years and when I switched to a new doctor they said it was an outdated idea that anyone under the age of 70 needs them. Along with other issues including a low Vitamin D, I have pernicious anemia..my body downtown readily absorb B12. I take the sublingual and although it doesn't raise the numbers to the levels I had with the shots, there is a big difference. Tablets and pills don't absorb into the blood stream at least in my case as well.
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