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What type of anemia is caused by bleeding ulcers

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Usually not: Because it causes and iron deficiency anemia, which is microcytic. You should be tested for other conditions, so see your doctor for details.

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
Dr. Marianne DiNapolianswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 9 years experience
Yes.: A bleeding ulcer could cause iron deficiency anemia (low red blood cell count). If the bleeding is severe and persists for a while, red blood cells wi... Read More
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: With a bleeding ulcer, you tend to bleed slowly and chronically, eventually causing iron deficiency, which causes the new red blood cells to be create... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 34 years experience
Yes. Anemia is a low blood count. If you continue to bleed from an ulcer into the gut, this causes blood loss which lowers the blood count causing a... Read More
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Agree with my colleague, but wish to add that a bigger risk could eventuate from an upper GI bleed, which could be associated with ulcer perforation o... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Diabetes and anemia: Forget about acid reducers. Work with your doctor to control both your diabetes and your anemia. If not satisfied, find a different doctor.
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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Pain : Pain in forearm muscle can be due to many things. Are you having any chest pain or shortness of breath? Have you had an ESR or CRP blood test you can ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 74 years experience
Possibly: Since it might interfere with vit B12 metabolism.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
See rheumatologist!: It sounds like you are having a horrible time! You don't say what kind of specialists you have seen. Be sure to see a rheumatologist, and if no help... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
No: Stomach ulcers can lead to blood loss which in turn may lead to anemia. The solution lies in treating your stomach ulcers, your body should respond b... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Agos Luca
Specializes in Pathology
B-12: Pernicious anemia is a type of anemia caused by vitamin b-12 deficiency. Vitamin b-12 is necessary for the normal maturation of red blood cells but a... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Rubenstein
Hematology and Oncology 46 years experience
Possibly.: Pa is associated with antibodies that attack cells in the stomach. Besides interfering with B12 absorption, the stomach can develop atrophic gastriti... Read More
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