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Gi workup done!
Mar 14, 2009
... Well I had the upper & lower Workup & all was fine. No bleeding. Now, they said they can feel comfortable knowing its my menstral cycles. I was told to stay on Iron 2x/day but didnt say for how long. I'll stay on it 2 months & then go back for a recheck. I want to thank Everyone for your support! :) Talk Soon! (1 replies)
Gi workup done!
Mar 15, 2009
... did several years back. This is also the same time that I started having GERD symptoms. It's been 9 yrs now and I have been on PPI's this duration. My current GI doc just told me this year that PPI's don't really work for HH's. I guess it doesn't stop the symptoms but heals the esophagus. ... (1 replies)
Low Hemoglobin
Jan 25, 2008
... If yes, that's probably the cause right there. If not, the next step would be a visit to a gastroenterologist for an upper and lower GI workup to check for bleeding in the stomach or lower intestines. ... (5 replies)

... Hi Ladybud. I have had a complete GI workup. ... (12 replies)
... hs ago. This is available at the pharmacy but I think you have to ask for it. Mine was a script for a year of 2X daily due to a 2 Ferritin at the time. It is GI friendly and you don't have to take vitamin C with it. ... (5 replies)
... rs crossed as I did have less itchiness and was able to sleep better last night. Can be pretty miserable with muscle aches...unrelenting RLS and itching! I had GI workup a year or so ago and all ok. ... (7 replies)
... I think you need to have a full GI workup. Endoscopy, colonoscopy, and celiac testing. ... (4 replies)
B12 and exercise
Dec 26, 2007
... Had a GI workup last week, awaiting the biopsy results. One doctor said I had PA due to the paritial antibodies the other said that my thyroid is the cause. ... (15 replies)
... this. I still haven't quite figured out mine. Usually, the doctors don't start doing "workups" until you become anemic. Also, you are on the young side for a GI workup, but it is certainly not unheard of to have a blood loss in that area at your age. ... (6 replies)
... They never determined why I was anemic in the first place and I did the whole GI workup from one end to another. I am a bit concerned. ... (4 replies)
... i see other people have posted their different results and was wondering if any of you kind folks who understand all this stuff could help me make some headway to understanding what's going on in my life! in dec 05-10 months ago my results showed: iron 13;tibc 413;transferrin saturation 3;ferritin 1 it says confirmed by repeat analysis. wbc 12.6;rbc 3.72 hemoglobin 5.7 -and... (5 replies)
Iron level-8.3
Sep 13, 2006
... y care doctor called me back right away and I saw a hematologist for the first time yesterday. My report says that I have 0 iron stores! Last summer I had a full GI workup with the endoscopy and a colonoscopy on the same day. Anyone that needs them should just go and have them. ... (22 replies)
... Hi! I'm new to this board but I'd love if any of you might have any answers for me. my hemoglobin dropped to 5-yeah you read it right-no typo at the end of dec 2005. Since Jan 2006 I have been on Iron Therapy-IV. I began with infed but on the 4th treatment (my dr's only allow 250 mg at a time) I had a very bad almost anaphalactic allergic reaction. Now they switched me to... (8 replies)
... I found out I was anemic in January when I went for a workup at the GI doc's for unexplained changes in bowel habits.....tons of diarrhea and tons of frequency. ... (7 replies)
... hospital GI infection has some warnings about taking it if you're anemic, but I can't figure out why. ... (10 replies)
... If you are in the US, the standard protocol for treating bleeding ulcer is prescribing a prescription strength acid pump inhibitor such as Previd or Nexium. If a culture indicates H.Pylori they will some times prescribe an intravenous antibiotic. Standard instructions on gastric erosions are no alcohol, no smoking, and avoid aspirin or other over the counter medications that... (3 replies)
... neck region. he agrees that the lump in the chest is normal tissue and he feels the lump in neck is a node. He ran B vitamin panel and total throid and antibody workup and sent it out to lab today. Maybe at least my hair will grow back soon, with the iron pills. ... (3 replies)
... We sound like twins!! I also have pain in my lower right quad! Everything is negative! Going in for another pelvic u/s. I have ibs :( I am thinking of getting the ablation for the bleeding. I feel like giving up at times.. I want to feel normal again. What dose of iron are you on? I wish you well! If you google low ferritin it shows a, huge list of symptoms but my... (12 replies)
... I have just been noticing my hair being thinner on top the past few weeks. It is definitely a symptom of low iron. I have GI issues too, although not so bad that I can't supplement. ... (12 replies)
... There are lots of causes for anemia and different types, so it is very important to have this pursued. Bleeding, as from the GI tract, could be one cause, but there are others and an anemia workup appropriate for your age and symptoms must be done. ... (2 replies)


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