Can I have health problems due to vitamin B2 deficiency?

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Yes, a shortage of vitamin B2 (riboflavin) can cause symptoms, including small sores around the mouth area, anemia, swollen mucus membranes and other skin problems. However, vitamin B2 deficiency is rare in the United States. Most people in developed countries eat a varied diet, so they can avoid this vitamin deficiency. To prevent the problem, eat a healthy diet including dairy products, leafy greens, nuts, beans, eggs and meats. Or, you can take a B2 vitamin.

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