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Hello new here
Dec 30, 2008
... Welcome to the boards! I'm so sorry that you are having to go through this. It seems to be the norm for people post gastric bypass. ... (2 replies)
... have Iron Deficiency Anemia without a known cause? ... (5 replies)
... I saw my gastric bypass surgeon late last week. We went over my symptoms in detail. ... (9 replies)

... Dear Shirley Well I dont think a glass of wine on your day off would cause B12 deficiency I think this only applies to one who drinks a lot everyday consistently.. In fact if one has had a few drinks before having there B12 tested it can actually cause the levels to appear higher I dont know how this works .. 50mcg is a mere drop in the ocean really I know with any form of... (89 replies)
Low B12?
Sep 16, 2008
... Kimy27--B-12 deficiency can be due to AI--Autoimmune reasons, one of which is PA-Pernicious Anemia, which you have already ruled out by the IF test. I have read that IF testing is only 50 percent specific but much more specific in testing for Parietal Cell. Some doctors don't care to run many tests to find out why because a B-12 deficiency is treated the SAME way through IM... (8 replies)
... for at least 4 years. I would tell my doctors this even my gastric bypass doctor who I adore and they would just laugh at me. ... (5 replies)
... I had gastric bypass five years ago almost. I have maintained weight loss but recently have been retaining water although I take lasex. I am exhausted but try to keep on the go. ... (9 replies)
... I have been having signs of anemia for several years now but every time that my blood was drawn it was always "borderline normal". ... (2 replies)
... There can also be more than one reason for anemia and that too should be ruled out by the Hematologist. Usually GB patients are the ones that do receive IV iron. ... (21 replies)
What to expect
Jun 20, 2008
... I have been reading the boards for the last 6 mos. Ever since I was diagnosed with anemia hgb 9.0 and told to take iron supplements. ... (7 replies)
... invisible123--My sister (before she had gastric bypass), had a problem with periods and anemia. She found out by trying to donate blood and they said no you cannot donate, your anemic. Then she would have a CBC and her levels went back to normal. Everytime she had a period she was anemic. Maybe this is what your doc is talking about. This is just one example, there are... (13 replies)
... Within the first week of my 1st iron infusion, I have gained about 7 pounds. I don't see that my diet has changed much from before the iron, and after. Also, my stomach area is bigger...feeling bloated (or similar feeling). Did anyone else notice weight gain, and or bloating, after infusions, and if so, did it last long, or did it even out? Thanks. (28 replies)
Follow Up Report
Mar 20, 2008
... ematologist. I asked him if I was having malabsorption issues because of Nexium and he said NO. He also went on to say that if I wanted malabsorption to have a gastric bypass. I couldn't understand why it took so long to get out of the anemia stage and stay there. ... (9 replies)
... as well, this may help with the exhaustion too. At least you will be getting what you need to correct the anemia and iron levels. ... (9 replies)
... I'm a gastric bypass patient, 6 years post op, and also pernicious anemia challenged. My hemoglobin was 6.4 when it was discovered, and my B12 was 24. ... (7 replies)
... Thats what everyone has said about having gastric bypass.. ... (5 replies)
... Pernicious anemia can feel very, very scary, especially before you have a diagnosis. ... (5 replies)
... The Dr. did mention iron when I initialy saw him. It feels good to finally find a dr. who thinks anemia is serious, and is willing to do whatever I need to help me feel better. The rest act like it is no big deal, yet I can barely function now days! ... (16 replies)
... I also had gastric bypass almost 3 years ago and have also suffered from anemia including severe b-12 deficiency. i had b-12 shots my mother gave them to me so I wouldn't have to go to the dr. every time...she's an RN....anywho now i have no insurance and NNNEEEEDDD the b-12 but anyway, i totally know where you are coming from....maybe try a new GI in austin to prescribe the... (9 replies)
... I have seen one gp on a consistant basis. After a vague diagnosis of fibremayalgia, chronic fatigue, chronic pain and some type of lupus with anemia due to my gastric bypass in 2001 that left me with permenant disability with a splenectomy, a portal vein thrombosis, acities, portal vein hypertension and many food allergies. ... (2 replies)




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