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... Thank you for all of that great information. As I am over 50, my pcp wanted the colonoscopy as a screening and just to be sure there was no internal bleeding.The American Cancer Society recommends a colonoscopy at age 50 . ... (6 replies)
... Considering you're a vegetarian having a ferriten that is at the low end of normal is not that all that strange. ... (6 replies)
... I am a vegetarian and thought Iwas doing pretty well but seems probably I should increase fiber and fruit and veggies. I get plenty of exercise.and drink tons of water. ... (6 replies)

... o been checked for other nutritional deficiencies such as iron and vit d. Getting the iron and vit d levels better has made alot of difference for me. I too am a vegetarian and think that diet was the problem with my iron.Although a colonoscopy soon will tell me if there are other problems. ... (2 replies)
... g and such he did the physical exam and he bluntly told me he felt a knot in my intestinal area and was almost sure that I had colon cancer and he wanted to do a colonoscopy and EGD later that week. I walked out of there convinced I was going to have cancer and was terrified. ... (0 replies)
... Hi everybody! I wasn't on this board for a few days and I see the highly entertaining and of course serious topic of colonoscopy continues. ... (44 replies)
... I had a colonoscopy a couple of weeks back. Found 2mm and 13 mm polyp. Doctor had me have lab work done to check on all blood levels. ... (0 replies)
... My health history in last 5 Years. I had colonoscopy and gastroscopy 4 Years ago for poor disgestive issues. Nothing found so I was labelled IBS. ... (4 replies)
... at your age, have you had a colonoscopy at 50 as suggested? ... (1 replies)
Oct 5, 2007
... will let you and the board know anything she has to say about type of iron supplement, level to aim for etc. I want to get her advice on this so I can maintain a vegetarian diet and still get the vit, minerals that I need for health and well being. ... (16 replies)
... Also the ferritin issue is somewhat the same way. If your iron stores are low, then the thing is to find out why. I am a vegetarian so the thinking is that it is my diet. I did have an endoscopy and will soon have a colonoscopy to be sure no internal bleeding . ... (57 replies)
... Thanks for your responses. I went to a Dr. and had a colonoscopy the other day and that came back fine, so next I have to go for an upper GI. That's scheduled for Oct. 4th. ... (4 replies)
... i read the thread titled "latest labs, doubts and venting" posted by Nyxie63. I picked up some interesting reasons for low ferretin other than simply from being vegetarian or having a bad diet. Some of the posters mentioned celiacs and hiatal hernia. ... (18 replies)
... nough iron. But, I became severely anemic. In that case, I believe there has to be something else going on, like blood loss or malabsorption. Otherwise, every vegetarian would be severely anemic. ... (4 replies)

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