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A 54-year-old female asked:

Had total colorectal removal 10 yrs ago. last 9 months been anaemic with pain left side of abdomen which goes through my hip and lower back, front leg?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Left hip/ leg pain: Follow up with doctor this week. Would consider CT of abdomen/pelvis to ensure no cancer, check renal function as that can cause anemia as well. Did you have inflammatory bowel because if that recurrs in small intestine or ileum can cause anemia( though usuallyright side). Also consider hip films to check for arthritis.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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