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... o we don't get a break! Its hell for us! The colonoscopy is not bad at all, some of my coworkers have talked about them before and the worst part is drinking the barium to clean out your colon. You will be in the bathroom constantly the night before. ... (90 replies)
Anemia
Jun 4, 2016
... My doctor had me do a barium xray and a stool sample, both of which came back negative. He now wants me to do a colonoscopy. ... (1 replies)
My Anemia Story
Sep 4, 2011
... she said. I started a long barrage of tests to see what the cause of the anemia was. ... (2 replies)

... FLFLOWERGIRL - Just found an article that says about 5% of gastro bleeds occur in the small bowel, which can only be PARTLY seen using endoscopy or colonoscopy. Apparently, the standard endoscope can only see about 2 feet into the small intestine, although the enteroscope can see further, but not all. The only alternatives are barium x-rays (which aren't very sensitive) or... (18 replies)
... Thanks for your concern, I've had the infusions which help raise the stats a bit. Unfortunatly i can't handle the over the counter iron supplements. The only thing I have had that was done with x-ray were a couple of ct scans w/ the barium. I think it was to test for crohn's or at least a bad section of the bowel. Both test were inconclusive. (5 replies)
... dollar workup....all good. I could REALLY have lived with that except that my anemia continued to get worse. I had a blood transfusion for two units on May 27th. I'm taking 325 mg of iron three times daily. ... (1 replies)
... ve Colitis which removed my colon and formed a pouch out of the end of my small intestine. I was doing very well until I learned of this anemia. I had severe anemia when I had U.C., but it felt very different from the way I'm feeling now. I could barely walk 10 feet. The U.C. ... (22 replies)
... My Dr. thinks I may be bleeding somewhere but to date, I have had an endoscopy, colonoscopy, and barium tests of both the large and small bowel and all tests have come back negative. She has now scheduled me for a endoscopy capsule test next week. ... (3 replies)
... Well, I received my results from the colonoscopy and endoscopy. Both came out fine. The GI doctor said the next step is a barium small bowel series. Has anyone here had this test done and could you tell me how it went? ... (10 replies)
... I joined this forum specifically to comment on your post. Everything you wrote really resonated with my own situation. I'm a 30 year old female. I have had weird GI issues for ages, but they really got out of hand a few months ago. TMI, but I had diarrhea for weeks that eventually resulted in a lower GI bleed. I went to the ER and my bloodwork came back with smaller... (4 replies)
... I am 51 and had a hysterectomy 9 years ago, so we know that my anemia is not due to that kind of bleeding. I have been feeling sick off and on for almost 2 years now, though with symptoms not due to anemia as well. ... (6 replies)
... My GERD was dx'd by a pulmonologist who said I was wheezing due to acid in my lungs. Gastro doc confirmed with barium swallow. ... (12 replies)
... Very interesting. How does anemia cause a web? ... (6 replies)
... I'm more anemic than you, and your b12 is lower than mine. I had a celiac blood test which was negative, but my doctor still thinks it may be celiac so I did a barium swallow, and I'm going to do an endoscopy. Maybe you should talk to your doctor about running those tests? ... (1 replies)
... celiac or chrones. I did a barium swallow, but it was normal. ... (2 replies)
... Yes I agree that the Ibs has more likely caused the anemia rather than the other way around and probably wouldnt have any effect on my ibs if I corrected my low iron. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Robste, glad you got through that fun test. My barium test came back fine. Now, I have to wait for the primary to see me again. I'll probably being doing the gyn or hematology route next, I guess. ... (10 replies)
... I just had the small bowel series testing...the one where you drink the (horrible) thick white chalk tasting barium & have to wait for it to move through your system, then the dr. takes an x-ray series. Julie, it sounds like that's the one you had also, right? This all started when I went to donate blood to the Red Cross and got rejected, because my iron was too low. They... (10 replies)
... Hi mommy of two, I'm not sure why they went straight to the colonoscopy and barium test. ... (10 replies)
... I was, I had a bad case of ecoli that got in my blood in addition to the urine would that cause the anemia that was in may? ... (1 replies)


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