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... Almost 7 years ago, I had gastric bypass surgery to lose the weight and to aid in our desire to get pregnant. I was told once the weight was off, I'd be able to get pregnant. ... (6 replies)
... my neurologist asked what type of surgery or problems I had with my stomach and digestive tract since someone my age generally does not have pernicious anemia. The look of surprise on his face when I said NONE, he ask the question again just in case I misunderstood. ... (5 replies)
... Hi I had a gastric by pass in 1998. I am also severely anemic with my Ferritin level less than 4 and hemaglobin has been down as low as 7. ... (28 replies)

... he basically said that I have mild iron deficiency anemia and that at my hemoglobin level of 9.4, I shouldn't even have any symptoms. I was so upset and told him that having a 9. ... (6 replies)
... about 4 years ago I developed pernicious anemia and have been on B12 injections since that time. This past summer I started having fatigue, swelling in my lower legs, hunger and weight gain. ... (28 replies)
Pernicious Anemia
Mar 21, 2008
... I had gastric bypass surgery almost 4 years ago. All the doctors and specialist I went to were aware of this. ... (2 replies)
... I had stomach surgery 24 years ago and it was similar to a gastric bypass. ... (28 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)
... Pernicious anemia is caused by a lack of intrinsic factor, a substance needed to absorb vitamin B12 from the gastrointestinal tract. ... (28 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)
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)
... intolerance for wheat, rye,barley..and in my case milk products and sugar. I had PA as well caused by malabsorption syndrome of gastric bypass and Celiac. All I can say is..food allergies can make you feel like your dieing. ... (6 replies)
... Is it possible to have the gastric bypass reversed? ... (6 replies)
... to have it done. However if you have absorbsion problems, have had a gastric bypass, intestinal problems, or gallbladder problems... ... (17 replies)
B12?
Feb 8, 2008
... helpwanted--No it does not come from heavy periods or blood loss. B-12 deficiency anemia is from other reasons such as, PA (pernicious anemia) an autoimmune disease, lack of B-12 in diet, gastric bypass causing malabsorption, auto/gastritis, malapsorption reasons such as not enough IF in the stomach and things like that. Now, when you are DX'ed with anemia they usually... (3 replies)
... B12 deficiency can be caused for a variety of reasons, not just autoimmune pernicious anemia which seems common here. ... (8 replies)
... Wow! Barbwest, you were pretty wiped out. I remember reading some other posts by gastric bypass people who had similar concerns. ... (16 replies)
... anks for the reply. I forgot to mention, I was tested for Celiac and am negative. I have a good idea why I'm having these malabsorption problems already. I had a gastric bypass in 2008. Although I never had any abnormal labs until 2014, so it may or may not be related. ... (4 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)
... 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)




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