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Review: could Vitamin b12 deficiency cause Flushing?

Summary: Flushing could be caused by Vitamin b12 deficiency, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also have Pain, and take Cyanocobalamin.

We study 693 people who have Vitamin b12 deficiency from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Flushing (Skin blushing/flushing). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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On Apr, 12, 2014: 693 people who have vitamin b12 deficiency are studied. Among them, 5 (0.72%) have Flushing. They amount to 0.00% of all the 372,106 people who have Flushing on eHealthMe.

Trend of Flushing in vitamin b12 deficiency reports

Gender of people who have vitamin b12 deficiency and experienced Flushing * :

FemaleMale
Flushing50.00%50.00%

Age of people who have vitamin b12 deficiency and experienced Flushing * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Flushing0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%66.67%66.67%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Pain (1 people, 20.00%)
  2. Vitamin supplementation (1 people, 20.00%)
  3. Diarrhoea (1 people, 20.00%)
  4. Hormone replacement therapy (1 people, 20.00%)
  5. Crohn's disease (1 people, 20.00%)
  6. Joint swelling (1 people, 20.00%)
  7. High density lipoprotein decreased (1 people, 20.00%)
  8. Low density lipoprotein increased (1 people, 20.00%)
  9. Ankylosing spondylitis (1 people, 20.00%)
  10. Hypertension (1 people, 20.00%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Cyanocobalamin (3 people, 60.00%)
  2. Oxycontin (1 people, 20.00%)
  3. Vitamin d (1 people, 20.00%)
  4. Prempro (1 people, 20.00%)
  5. Remicade (1 people, 20.00%)
  6. Cholestyramine (1 people, 20.00%)
  7. Hydroxocobalamin (1 people, 20.00%)
  8. Vitamin b (1 people, 20.00%)
  9. Lansoprazole (1 people, 20.00%)
  10. Niaspan (1 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    Indarjani on Mar, 1, 2014:

    I have paratyphus with salmonella 1/80 which supposed to be negative. At the same time i also suffer stomach ulcer so i take omeprazole and also antybiotic metilev levofloxacin 500 mg. Doctor has given me for 5days. Until 4 days, i feel no change significantly. However i hsve no fever so far and my tounge still white/dirty. Would you please gve me advice regarding this and during that time it is possible if i still work.? Sincerely thnks for your advice.
    Regards,
    Indarjani

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