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... Iron definciency is not a disease in itself. You don't get iron deficiency like you do diabetes or cancer or the flu. Iron deficiency is a symptom or result of another disease process. ... (6 replies)
... I can say that a year ago when I had my yearly physical done there were no red flags in terms of my iron levels. ... (3 replies)
Iron level
May 3, 2007
... reflux diet to cause iron deficiency unless you stopped eating all meat. ... (5 replies)

... to join us. It is a little unusual for a young male to be diagnosed with IDA so it is good that your doctor is scheduling the colonoscopy. If your ferritin and iron are low it can mean that you are losing blood somewhere through internal bleeding so that is what he wants to check out. ... (11 replies)
... The information I've seen says that alcohol increases iron absorption, but I suppose the volume of alcohol consumed could be an issue. ... (2 replies)
... Definitely ask for the scope. I had been on Prilosec for 8 years and when I was referred to my GI for a colonoscopy (because of the anemia), I said "hey, why don't we scope my stomach and see how it's doing). I was having stomach issues also. My GI didn't think I needed to but I was glad I did because when he looked down there, I had gastritis and fresh bleeding of the... (8 replies)
... Sorry, I missed to answer some of your questions. No, I don't donate blood on a regular basis. No, may be I'll ask for one I'm not sure what PPI is, but as you described, I dont think I take any of those. (11 replies)
... My gastroenterologist was the one who gave me the "nod" that the Prilosec could be a contributing factor. But, since there are no studies or proof of this, he cannot say for sure. ... (11 replies)
Low Ferritin
Feb 24, 2007
... interfere with iron absorption. In order to get iron out food, you need stomach acid. ... (49 replies)
... Well, your wife certainly has iron deficiency anemia. ... (6 replies)
... I have been iron deficient for years. I was first diagnosed in 1995. My deficiency has been linked to excessive menstrual flow. ... (5 replies)
... Using the Prilosec I am able to eat just about anything I want. ... (3 replies)
Anaemia symptons??
May 28, 2008
... After doing some research, I think this deficiency was caused by the fact that I have been taking Prilosec for a mild form of gastritis for about 3 years now and these meds interfere with absorption I am told. ... (4 replies)
... My hemoglobin, hematocrit, RBCs were slightly below normal. It took awhile and lots of pushing to get more tests. Bottom line, I found out in November it was iron deficiency although a ferritin was still not done. ... (4 replies)
... so I would think that prilosec might have a similar effect and therefore inhibit iron and other vit and mineral absorption. I agree with your decision. ... (11 replies)
... Iron deficiency anemia is the most common anemia in North America. Chances are pretty high that is what you have. Your doctor just needs to determine the source. ... (7 replies)
... So, you are both B12 and iron deficient. No wonder you feel so bad. ... (8 replies)
... Sorry but i have ti quote as my memory gets messed up with foggyness. I've got megolablastic anaemia and if your levels are coming in at 8-9 that's really low. I've had anaemia before and with my Lupus it took 6mths to show itself correctley in the reading's at 8.0..straight away i was started on a 5mg folic acid tablet daily and i have a B12 jab every 3mths but after a... (7 replies)
... Thanks. I finally got to talk to my dr. All indications point to iron deficiency. She is running one more specific test. She has referred me to a GI dr for a colonoscopy. My periods are fine. ... (7 replies)
... e pregnancy and breastfeeding. Bloodwork from last week, I am down to 8.7. The only info I have so far is that my red blood cells are small so she thinks it is iron deficiency. It scares me when I read on things like aplastic anemia and other cancers and untreatable conditions. ... (7 replies)

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