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... I definitely know I have pernicious anemia as my gastro did a special test that confirmed it. I would feel like my brain was in a comma and my arms would start to shake. ... (6 replies)
... I am frustrated after dealing with anemia for 5 years. At first it was supplements for 6 months, then another 6. ... (3 replies)
... You could have PA or something else that bites the B12 levels. I have autoimmune hemolytic anemia and when it's active, my red blood cells explode, and no B12 is stored or processed. ... (5 replies)

... and they randomly tested me for Celiac through a blood test. I was shown to carry the gene for Celiac. My Mayo doctor suggested I try a gluten free diet to see if it would help the stomach. I know for a fact that in general I am sensitive to gluten based on how I feel while eating it. ... (5 replies)
... scope and biopsy of small intestine, which a gastroenterologist would do. Your symptoms are suggestive of celiac disease, particularly inability to gain weight, anemia and B vitamin deficiencies likely from malabsorption. ... (3 replies)
... Audrey--:wave:Vitamin B12 is absorbed in the GI tract (in the presence of gastric hydrochloric acid and pepsinogen) when IF, (which is secreted by the parietal cells in the lining of the stomach), binds to B12 in the small intestine where it is absorbed. Pernicious anemia (PA) is an autoimmune condition of anemia caused by B-12 deficiency. Vitamin B12 deficiency can have... (34 replies)
... Even if you tested negative for celiac disease, it is still possible that a gluten intolerance could cause the symptoms you describe, plus make it difficult for you to absorb nutrients through an inflamed digestive tract. ... (6 replies)
... I've been off gluten for about a month now and some of my symptoms are starting to clear up. My flaky dry sore skin isn't sore and flaky, though it is still red. ... (3 replies)
... or just gluten intolerance. I eliminated wheat, rye, barley and milk and sugar and it's a long road but worth researchng anyway. ... (6 replies)
... She could test for H.Pylori and give you B12 injections, so that would be a start. And yes, I would definitely go on a gluten free diet. I bet you're not absorbing B12 anymore. Then they can pass you on to the correct doctors. ... (5 replies)
... bowel biopsy. Then if positive a gluten free diet. You would see a GI doc for this. ... (4 replies)
... There have been some investigations, although the GP doesn't always tell me what's being tested, only that the tests are normal! I know that I've been tested for rheumatoid arthritis, celiac disease and OVP. I also paid for comprehesive digestive stool analysis via a nutritionist (one of the few alternative tests that doesn't look like complete woo), but declined their... (3 replies)
... I had the biopsy and it showed negative. I still decided to take the drastic diet change and it has made all the difference for me. Now if I eat something with gluten I know it within a fairly short amount of time. The doctors agreed that in my case even with the negative test I obviously do have the condition. ... (3 replies)
... months . I do not have any digestive issues when I eat gluten, however I read that many people can be sensitive to gluten and that this may inhibit the body from absorbing nutrients. ... (3 replies)
... yanocobalamin is not desirable and you should look at taking sublingual form of the 2 active types of b12 methyl and adeno. Maybe you should also get a test for pernicious anemia before you start supplementing, by testing your intrinsic factor and Parietal Cell antibodies. ... (3 replies)
... They tested me for pernicious anemia and celiac and both were negative. I definitely feel better lessening my gluten intake though. ... (6 replies)
... Celiac disease is an auto-immune problem, my mother suffers from it, one of the problems is malabsorpbtion of vitamins and iron, which in my mothers case has now led her to become iron deficient (she has also suffered from pernicious anemia since her late teens - maybe unrelated). She has been on a wheat (gluten) free diet for the past 6 years or so and if anything it has... (13 replies)
... B12 deficiency can be caused for a variety of reasons, not just autoimmune pernicious anemia which seems common here. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Ann, When was the last time you went to the GYN for an exam? I'll post here what I posted in another thread: During my last round of visits with my GYN late last year, she detected that I had 3 polyps, which turns out played a role in my heavy bleeding, my really bad PMS, cramps, etc. Since they were removed, the bleeding was really heavy for about two cycles then... (6 replies)
... my grandmother. I do not have it. But I finally saw a gastroenterologist 7 yrs or so ago, and he diagnosed me with Celiac Sprue....which is somehow related to Pernicious anemia perhaps in that it could be an autoimmune disease. In any case.......I sometimes watch my diet.. ... (6 replies)

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