Iron deficiency in the context of gastrointestinal loss

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In this episode:

  • PPI’s effect on iron absorption
  • Bowel resection’s effect on iron absorption
  • When to use pill camera to determine cause of gastro bleeds?
  • Drug management in patients with gastritis
  • Finding the cause of iron deficiency: large bowel conditions, haemorroids, watermelon stomach and portal hypertensive gastropathy


Guest: Dr Ashley Bloom, Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator

Total time: 30 mins


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Last Updated: 25 Oct, 2023

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