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My brother takes Effexor (venlafaxine) but thinks he has some stomach absorption problems. Could we test this hypothesis, say through a blood test?

My brother takes Effexor (venlafaxine) but thinks he has some stomach absorption problems.  Could we test this hypothesis, say through a blood test?

No Effexor (venlafaxine) test: There is no test to see if specifically Effexor (venlafaxine) is not being absorbed properly but if he truly has absorption problems- as in calorie, fat, vitamins, protein, carbohydrates-there would be various other symptoms and signs-too numerous to go into here, but these do have various tests. There does not exist a blood test to test for drug malabsorption. ...Read more

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Sir i have stomach problem.and i m also skiny..i want to gain some weight.i have acidity in stomach.and my liver is not making blood sufficiently.

Sir i have stomach problem.and i m also skiny..i want to gain some weight.i have acidity in stomach.and my liver is not making blood sufficiently.

Misconception. Bone: marrow makes red blood cells. Liver does many crucial functions: screens everything coming in from stomach/intestines, makes albumen (keeps plasma within blood stream), both blood clotting & clot destruction proteins, etc. Stomach acid helps ?food poisoning yet reflux damages esophagus. H2-blockers, esp. proton pump inhibitors ? HCl acid secretion. Study & seek assistance worthy your trust. ...Read more

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Stomach Problem for the past 10 Years.All Blood reports clear and colonoscopy Report is also clear there is a feeling something stuck in upper partsto?

Stomach Problem for the past 10 Years.All Blood reports clear and colonoscopy Report is also clear there is a feeling something stuck in upper partsto?

Dysphagia: The sensation that something is sticking or getting hung up in the base of your throat is called dysphagia. It is linked to esophagus problems including reflux, spasm, narrowing/stricture, among other things. Endoscopy is nearly always needed to diagnosis & target therapy. Achalasia is a muscular problem that can contribute. Acid relievers may help. Anxiety can be a factor. ...Read more

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Sir how can i cure my blood preasure? I m male 36 years..my preasure always at 150/100.from last month i stoped takng my preasure pills.. i m also havng acute gastic problem.there is always a pain on my upper abdomen. I hv done saveral test like L.F.T.al

Sir how can i cure my blood preasure? I m male 36 years..my preasure always at 150/100.from last month i stoped takng my preasure pills.. i m also havng acute gastic  problem.there is always a pain on my upper abdomen. I hv done saveral test like L.F.T.al

Lifestyle change!: Losing weight, through better diet and increasing exercise is one of the best ways to lower your blood pressure without medication. You can also look up and follow the low sodium DASH diet, which has been proven to reduce blood pressure. You may still need some blood pressure medication, especially while you are making lifestyle changes, to keep you well in the meantime. ...Read more

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My brother takes Effexor (venlafaxine) but thinks he has some stomach absorption problems. Could we test this hypothesis, say using blood tests?

Better than that: See your doctor or a GI specialist and they will tell you straight away if there are possibilities of stomach absorption problems or not. I'm curious to know how your brother came to the conclusion that there must be problems with gastric absorption? ...Read more

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Does blue veins in the stomach mean a problem with the liver, blood backing up in the liver? 2 yrs ago I had mild fatty liver could the veins mean bad

Does blue veins in the stomach mean a problem with the liver, blood backing up in the liver? 2 yrs ago I had mild fatty liver could the veins mean bad

Yes most definitely: spider veins or varicose angiomata are usually a sign of portal hypertension and liver disease, cirrhosis being the most common. Non-alcoholic hepatosteatosis (NASH) is also gaining more popularity. ...Read more