Allergy Community
B12/cobalt allergy?
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to airbourne allergies, eye allergies, shots, anaphylaxis, asthma, children's allergies, hives, insect stings, rhinitis, sinuses, and allergies to drugs, foods, and pets.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

B12/cobalt allergy?

Hi, I'm a vegan and I get a b12 shot every month. A few days ago, after getting my tenth shot my left arm (where I got the shot) felt numb, really numb. Later that day my where I got the shot and up to my my shoulders(both shoulders) turned red (kind of like a sunburn) and any pressure on it stings. I know its not a sunburn since I wasn't in the sun much, just working indoors. Could it be a cobalt allergy? Also I was 3 weeks overdue for my b12 shot (due to work) if that matters. In the past I had gotten allergic reactions but then never had them again to foods such as grapefruit. Please help, any advice on the matter would be much appreciated.
Related Discussions
1277598_tn?1271097794
your question is best answered by an allergist
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Allergy Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
Jul 09 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Asthma & Allergy Answerers
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
746512_tn?1388811180
Blank
Tammy2009
Calgary, AB
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
choo_choo
TX