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1,409 Possible Causes for Iron Deficiency Anemia

  • Iron Deficiency

    There is much debate as to whether the long-term use of PPIs causes iron-deficiency. However, this case strongly suggests that PPIs can induce iron-deficiency anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] What are iron deficiency anemia symptoms and causes? What are the symptoms of iron deficiency anemia?[danafarberbostonchildrens.org] It is estimated that iron deficiency anemia affects approximately 15 percent of the population worldwide.[britannica.com]

  • Anemia

    The erythrocytes are hypochromic and microcytic and the iron binding capacity is increased. 280 Iron deficiency anemias 280.0 Iron deficiency anemia secondary to blood loss[icd9data.com] Here the authors describe an otherwise asymptomatic diabetic adolescent boy with iron deficiency anemia that was not responsive to oral iron therapy.[doi.org] ❮ GO BACK TO IRON For Anemia There are a wide variety of symptoms associated with iron deficiency anemia , and this condition effects each person in a different way.[fergon.com]

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    Iron deficiency anemia is a common type of anemia, affecting millions of people worldwide. Iron deficiency anemia is often asymptomatic.[symptoma.com] As a result, iron deficiency anemia may leave you tired and short of breath. You can usually correct iron deficiency anemia with iron supplementation.[web.archive.org] Routine iron supplementation is recommended for high-risk infants six to 12 months of age. Iron deficiency anemia is classically described as a microcytic anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Restless Legs Syndrome

    The main objective of the study was to find occurrence of RLS in patients with iron deficiency anemia and compare it to non-anemic healthy people.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It has been associated with iron deficiency anemia and dopaminergic pathways and is often treated with iron infusion or dopamine agonists.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Rather than indicators of iron deficiency anemia (serum ferritin, serum iron, and hemoglobin) or pernicious anemia (vitamin B 12 ), it was reduced serum folate level that[doi.org]

  • Esophagitis

    Abstract Reflux esophagitis is characterized by excessive esophageal acid exposure. To treat reflux esophagitis, it is necessary to reduce excessive esophageal acid exposure to within the normal range. The first-line drug for the treatment of reflux esophagitis is a standard-dose proton-pump inhibitor (PPI), which[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Inadequate Diet

    If you have iron-deficiency anemia, your doctor may recommend iron pills and iron-rich foods such as liver and shellfish like clams, oysters, and mussels. 4.[webmd.com] Unexplained Fatigue Fatigue is a common side effect of iron deficiency , which can lead to anemia , indicated by low levels of red blood cells .[webmd.com] A spoon-shaped nail, in which the nail curves up from the nail bed like a spoon (a condition called koilonychia) can be an indicator of iron-deficiency anemia.[webmd.com]

  • Gastric Ulcer

    Anemia is common (usually from iron deficiency , but occasionally from vitamin B12 deficiency caused by loss of intrinsic factor or bacterial overgrowth) in the afferent limb[merckmanuals.com] Anemia is common (usually from iron deficiency, but occasionally from vitamin B12 deficiency caused by loss of intrinsic factor or bacterial overgrowth) in the afferent limb[merckmanuals.com]

  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

    A 38-year-old lady presented with abdominal pain, diarrhoea and iron deficiency anemia. There was no history of colorectal cancer in the family.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Most patients are asymptomatic, but they may present with altered bowel habits, blood/mucus in stool, and iron deficiency anemia .[amboss.com] If the blood is not visible, it is still possible for the patient to develop anemia due to gradually developing iron deficiency.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Duodenal Ulcer

    Seventy-nine percent of recurrences are asymptomatic with cirrhotic patients. 17 Patients of cirrhosis of liver can present with hematemesis, malena and iron deficiency anemia[pjmhsonline.com]

  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

    Chronic or occult gastrointestinal bleeding is not apparent to the patient and usually presents as positive fecal occult blood or iron deficiency anemia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Microcytic red blood cells or iron deficiency anemia suggests chronic bleeding.[dx.doi.org] Clinical presentation Patients with iron deficiency anemia may or may not be symptomatic.[dx.doi.org]

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