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I can't absorb iron with no obvious reason. I have had upper, middle, and lower endoscope, no heavy periods and tested for celiac..All negative..Help?

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Dr. Maziar Rezvani
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Other considerations

Should be your medications and their interactions with fe absorption.
One class which is coming under scrutiny for its interference with micronutrient absorption is proton pump inhibitors.

In brief: Other considerations

Should be your medications and their interactions with fe absorption.
One class which is coming under scrutiny for its interference with micronutrient absorption is proton pump inhibitors.
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Capsule

You do lose iron with your menses every month.
Capsule endoscopy can visualize every inch of your GI tract, but it is only as good as the person reading it.

In brief: Capsule

You do lose iron with your menses every month.
Capsule endoscopy can visualize every inch of your GI tract, but it is only as good as the person reading it.
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
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