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... I hope this little rant isn't directed at me ... but it sure seems to be. IF it is ... and again, I hope not ... it appears you are assuming quite a bit. (28 replies)
... There are side effects from the gastric by pass that people must be willing to accept. But, having this surgery for cosmetics reasons only should be against the law. ... (28 replies)
... Pernicious anemia is caused by a lack of intrinsic factor, a substance needed to absorb vitamin B12 from the gastrointestinal tract. ... (28 replies)

... and the story goes that what red blood cells I did have were, "puny." I had gastric bypass in Oct. 2001. ... (4 replies)
... i too had a gastric bypass the old one where about 5 feet of my small intestines were bypassed. that was 23 yrs ago. ... (3 replies)
... I was diagnosed with IDA in July due to having gastric bypass 5 years ago and not supplementing. I've been taking 250mg elemental iron and 3 Proferrin for 8 weeks now. ... (1 replies)
... I am new here. I had gastric bypass surgery in 2004. I have been told for years that I am anemic but no one has ever followed up on it or been concerned until I started going to this new doctor. ... (0 replies)
... There are several different types. I have Pernicious Anemia which is an autoimmune disease that is causes the lack of the specific intrinsic factor in the stomach. ... (7 replies)
... I had the gastric by-pass in 1998, 6 1/2 years ago. I have the iron deficiency problem from time to time. My white cell count has been below normal now for several years and if I do not get the b-12 shot on a monthly basis, my iron levels really fall. The serum ferritin stays around 4, which of course is below the low normal range. I am not sure if this applies to you or not... (4 replies)
Battling anemia
Oct 5, 2016
... I had the same gastric bypass in 03. battled anemia since then, have had the lowest levels my specalist has seen. If you can find an aggressive doctor to start infussions that would be great. ... (3 replies)
... A week ago, I was diagnosed with Anemia secondary to Iron Deficiency. My symptoms of headaches, extreme fatigue and difficulty concentrating came out of nowhere, hence my trip to the doctor. ... (4 replies)
... It depends on the type of anemia that you have. If you have pernicious anemia, all the iron in the world will not help as you need b12 in some form other than orally. ... (7 replies)
... I'm tired of repeating my anemia story to every new specialist. Answering the same old questions over and over..."No, I'm not a gastric bypass patient. No, I'm not bulemic. No, I'm not vegetarian. No, I don't have bowel issues....No, I don't have heavy periods"....etc etc. Argh! ... (3 replies)
... I just started the iron IVs two weeks ago for the same thing except I'm not considered to have anemia yet. ... (28 replies)
... After your bypass, were you ever told you could become B12 deficient? Without sufficient stomach acid (in your case you don't have much of a stomach), B12 cannot be extracted from food. This is a critical vitamin that is required for making blood cells, DNA, and maintaining nerve health. You should get your B12 tested as soon as you can. It is said B12 reserves in the liver... (2 replies)
... Did they check your B12 levels, these can also suffer after a gastric btpass. ... (4 replies)
Pernicious Anemia
Mar 21, 2008
... I really feel for you! Many people with gastric bypass end up on this board. Most receive iron IV infusions, and there are several types. I know you said that you were not taking supplements as you should. ... (2 replies)
... gastric bypass here! ... (4 replies)
... Hi! I also had Gastric Bypass in 2001 and now have anemia and low Vitamin B12 levels. I am scheduled to start Infed infusions next week and don't know if it will help. ... (4 replies)
... is no longer allowed to practice medicine. My GP doesn't seem to have a handle on this, not did the hemotolgist she sent me to, any ideas on how to find a good gastric doctor? ... (5 replies)

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