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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)
... They found bleeding from the small bowel area with me but when I swallowed the camera for the second time it had stopped. ... (5 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 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... 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. ... (10 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)
... without known blood loss. Colonoscopy and endoscopy would rule out several things for you and should be one of the steps in diagnosis for you and even perhaps a small bowel study. No, you do not need to worry about colon cancer at this point. It is not just due to blood loss. ... (11 replies)
... I had the upper and lower but my doc never checked the small bowel? ... (18 replies)
... 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. Today I only have about 4 feet left so I hope I never have another obstruction! ... (10 replies)
... ok to start off i have delt with this since i was a child. iron def. anemia. the last time i had my anemia checked was a year and a half ago...my dr. quit and i was stranded so i have not gotten it checked.... ... (1 replies)
... My Dr. thinks I may be bleeding somewhere but to date, I have had an endoscopy, colonoscopy, and barium tests of both the large and small bowel and all tests have come back negative. She has now scheduled me for a endoscopy capsule test next week. ... (3 replies)
... BUN is at top of range but not high enough to explain a creatinine of 1.6. Chronic kidney disease can cause anemia, but it is not normally iron deficient, it is anemia of chronic disease, which looks different than yours. Thyroid levels have nothing to do with calcium. ... (14 replies)
... is more responsible for my anemia than iron, but doc is having me take iron because it was a little low. ... (22 replies)
... ons every two weeks and now monthly. I can tell when it's time for another injection because I get so tired and have a low level depression. Does anyone know is anemia can cause one's BP to elevate and occasionally feel as if one's lungs aren't working well? ... (29 replies)
... of gastro bleeds occur in the small bowel, which can only be PARTLY seen using endoscopy or colonoscopy. ... (18 replies)
... Do you know if the anemia is iron deficient? ... (10 replies)
... It is important to determine what kind of anemia you have. It could be from something other than iron deficiency. Did your Dr measure your iron, ferritin, Vit B12 and folate levels? ... (6 replies)


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