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Spells of dizziness, headache, severe back and chest pain. Had pancreatitis, kidney problem. Taking iron tablets. Serious?

hello my na,e is cindy and i am 39 yr old and i wass told about 3 yrs ago i hade pantirtis and my kidneys were not working well and now i have dizziness and faiting spells and head aches and serve back pain and chest pain what could be going on if i go to er how long will they keep me there i have kids that why i dont go and i take 3 iron pills a day and have over 100 refills is there something life treating
Asked On : Sun, 15 Apr 2012
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As you have pancreatitis, your symptoms like chest pain, back pain are likely to be due to it. dizziness and fainting spells are seen in kidney diseased patients due to uremic autonomic neuropathy, lead by sudden changes in posture.
your problems are understandable and i regret them. you may manage conservatively and as long as you stick on to the prescribed drugs and check your kidney status regularly, life threatening issues can be avoided to the best.
hope this helps.
Answered: Wed, 26 Mar 2014
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