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what type of anemia is caused by bleeding ulcers

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
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
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
24 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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.
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
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
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Possibly: Since it might interfere with vit B12 metabolism.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
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
10 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Voogd
19 years experience Pain Management
Cancer is unlikely: While not impossible, cancer in a 40 yo female is MUCH less likely than a GI bleed in when you are taking a non-selective COX-2 inhibitor like naproxe ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Agos Luca
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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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haresh Jhangiani
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
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