Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up


We will be discontinuing this community as of April 1, 2014. We value and appreciate your participation in this community and hope that you will continue to post your questions in the WebMD Cancer Community.
Are Melanoma and B12 Deficiency related?
Bocks posted:
I was just diagnosed with Melanoma, and scheduled for surgery in 2 weeks. For the last 4 years, I have been struggling with my health. Recently, I was told that most of my symptoms were related to severe B12 Deficiency, but they can not pin point why I am so B12 deficient. Could it be due to the Melanoma? I'm not sure how long it has been there, as it is what they called "hidden melanoma" and I'm not sure how long it has been there.

Helpful Tips

Living with Cancer
From personal experience, my first year, like yours, has been difficult at times. I have been treated for prostate cancer, and I will not ... More
Was this Helpful?
13 of 23 found this helpful

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems to the
Food and Drug Administration

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.