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Vitamin B12

My father's age is 47 and he is facing a problem regarding VITAMIN B12, He lacks vitamin B12 in his body because f that he gets skin problems and the skin gets dry and it pains a lot.
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With age B12 absorption declines due to lack of inrinnsic factor in stomach lining helping its absorption . Take a lot of b12 supplements, food rich in B12. If needed injectable b12 will by pass stomach.
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Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
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Hello there...., Foods rich in vitamin B-12 include: Eggs, Fortified foods, such as breakfast cereals, Milk, cheese and yogurt, Red and white meats and shellfish.... For milder cases of vitamin B-12 deficiency, treatment may involve changes to your diet and vitamin B-12 supplements in pill form or as a nasal spray. Your doctor may suggest vitamin B-12 injections, particularly if your vitamin B-12 deficiency is severe. 
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