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#1 ArtLady1

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Posted 01 May 2016 - 09:30 AM

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Hello,

 

My hair is shedding like crazy and I am freaking out! I am a middle aged, thick haired female.  I am an old friend to IBS C, and do have a low ferritin level.  ( though it is always low, and hair loss has never been an issue).   I had an iron infusion this week. 

 

I have been doing daily home Hemmocult tests for two weeks, and they are always negative.   I am not too happy to get an endoscopy, since I had a hemorrhage after my last one..(.biopsy bleed!)   I do not have celiac disease. 

 

1) Can IBS effect iron and vitamin absorption?  Sometimes I am so bloated, it is hard to get enough food down

 

2) How accurate are the Hemmocult Sensa tests?

 

If you have experienced this, please share your thoughts.   I am pretty scared.







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