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Can Anemia Cause Constipation
No, but look further: Severe anemia is an unlikely cause for constipation and vice versa. Anemia and constipation can both be caused by cancer of the colon, however, so the greatest concern should be their occurring together, but not one actually causing the other. Further studies should be pursued when anemia and constipation show up at about the same time. ...Read more
What can cause gastroparesis other than diabetes? Positive ana, vit d deficient, anemia, severe constipation age 35 woman
See GI: For an issue such as this, i assume you are seeing a gastroenterologist. I will comment only on the ANA which is my expertise. By itself, it does not diagnose any condition and may be totally unrelated. However, an ANA positive disease in my field that comes to mind is scleroderma. It is a skin hardening condition which can involve the esophagus, stomach, and intestine. It would be a rare cause. ...Read more
Does low iron anemia contribute to constipation and cause dry mouth? Once fixed by surgery, will more saliva and deficating occur? 23year old female
Besides ibd what can cause bellyaches, high sed rate and anemia? Not constipated but sometimes blood in stool
see details: The list is too long to even begin to mention all of the possibilities. If you already have ibd then that is a much more likely cause than any other. You need to discuss your problems with your gastroenterologist. ...Read more
See GI specialist: While there are many straight forward causes of your symptoms there are some rare serious diseases that could do the same. A GI specialist can place cameras in your stomach and colon to evaluate the gastrtis and rule out more serious diseases like cancer -- very rare at your age. If the scopes are clear, the GI can help with the gastritis and constipation. ...Read more
What to do if I have gastritis, anemia, constipation and those symptoms. What can be causing all this?
It could be: B12 deficiency. Get it checked out.Get a more detailed answer ›
I just started taking iron supplements today for anemia but now I am constipated. What are the long terms effects of constipation?
None if treated: Constipation can be benign, a nuisance, and rarely lead to serious complications. Iron supplements usually very commonly cause constipation. Increasing fluid intake, modifying your diet & taking stool softners are some safe thing you can do to counter the constipating effects. Excellent non- to rarely constipating prescription formulations of iron are available from your doctor. ...Read more
My 4 yr old son has upper body weakness, anemia , occasional toe walking, slow transit constipation, thinning. What could this be sign of?
See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing his doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, his doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
My 4 yr old son has upper body weakness, anemia, occasional toe walking, slow transit constipation, and thinning. What are these symptoms of?
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