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... My mom recently had bleeding but they were unable to find. When they checked the small bowel they did a different type of test, I don't know the name of it off hand. ... (5 replies)
... Well, I received my results from the colonoscopy and endoscopy. Both came out fine. The GI doctor said the next step is a barium small bowel series. Has anyone here had this test done and could you tell me how it went? ... (10 replies)
... n def anemia although I think I have had the problem for the last few years as I have been struggling with severe fatigue, weakness, rapid heart rate, dizziness, and shortness of breath for quite some time. ... (3 replies)

... They found bleeding from the small bowel area with me but when I swallowed the camera for the second time it had stopped. My ferritin was 3 and it jumped to 54 after taking feosol for 2 months so my gastro doctor was happy with that. ... (5 replies)
... I am so very sorry for your loss. I understand your concern. I'm sure this is most of your stomach problem. The small bowel testing is a good test to have. So, in this case the PPI that you are on is NOT your problem because you haven't been on it long term. ... (15 replies)
... I stopped most of my blood loss due to heavy periods and I still have a difficult time raising my ferritin. This is not uncommon either. Many of us are trying to raise our feritin. ... (15 replies)
... which is the circulating iron in the blood. This changes be eating meals and taking supplements. It is not a good indicator of how much iron you have in your body for use, the Ferritin is used for that measurement. ... (15 replies)
... The appointment with the hematologist went well! He feels I dont have any blood disorder and it is related to the iron. My RDW went up to 19 on his bloodwork. ... (14 replies)
... I do take thyroid medication and have just recently started on Prilosec. ... (15 replies)
... I am currently on my third session of Ferrlicit infusions as a result of long term anemia due to small bowel bleeding. Each session consists of 8 infusions spread out over a 4 week period, 2 infusions a week. ... (10 replies)
... I am 51 and had a hysterectomy 9 years ago, so we know that my anemia is not due to that kind of bleeding. I have been feeling sick off and on for almost 2 years now, though with symptoms not due to anemia as well. Something else is going on, too... ... (6 replies)
... Thanks Ladybud. I got my bloodwork done because I have been working with a personal trainer and dieting my tail off. I have been doing 90 minutes cardio daily and lift 6 days a week. I have not been able to shed the weight after a year and a half. ... (4 replies)
... of my small intestine removed due to ischemic small bowel. I have had trouble finding info and forums through the gastro message boards on chronic anemia, so I am glad to find this one. Does anyone here take IV iron infusions? ... (10 replies)
... I started becoming anemic in January...possibly even December. At first I thought I might have inflammatory bowel disease because I was having lots of bowel symptoms. I saw my GI doc Jan. 3 and he ordered up a colonoscopy and bloodwork. That showed colitis, but not IBD. I did the upper endoscopy... ... (1 replies)
... The camera test that has been mentioned is called a capsule endoscopy. It's a very easy test... you just swallow a tiny camera and then pass it through regular bowel movements later. It takes millions of pics and is really the only way for docs to see inside the small bowel without actually having invasive surgery. ... (18 replies)
... Three years ago, I had a series of surgeries for Ulcerative Colitis which removed my colon and formed a pouch out of the end of my small intestine. I was doing very well until I learned of this anemia. I had severe anemia when I had U.C. ... (22 replies)
... Just wanted to let you know that regarding the small bowel, they do have a relatively "newish" procedure that can view the small bowel. You swallow a camera and the camera takes about a zillion pictures on its way down and these are transmitted to a computer. ... (18 replies)
... I had the upper and lower but my doc never checked the small bowel? ... (18 replies)
... years and seven resections. I always get an NG tube for a few days first to see if it will resolve, and if it does not I go to surgery. I don't have Crohns or any of the usual culpits, just sections of bowel that die off for no reason. ... (10 replies)
... Anemia is ONLY a symptom not a disease in and of itself. It is telling you that something in your body is not working correctly. You have to find a cause. ... (11 replies)

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