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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Suggest treatment for gastrointestinal bleeding

My doctor says I have gastrointestinal bleeding due to an excess of anti-inflammatory drugs like advil . . what treatment should I proceed with? It is not severe but it has caused me to develop anemia which is why I feel faint and feel hot and cold every ten minutes. And I am constantly throwing up in my mouth
Tue, 27 Jun 2017
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Respected user , hi
Thanks for using
I have evaluated your query thoroughly .

* This is in relation with GI bleeding induced anemia .
* Guidelines for better recovery
- consult gastro specialist and get basic laboratory , ultrasound & upper GI
endoscopy done
- correction of anemia by blood transfusion , IV iron therapy or oral iron
- actively bleeding ulcers well managed endoscopically , minor ones can be
managed by intensive IV treatment in hospital
- dietary regimens and medications including proton pump inhibitors ,
anti emetics , antacid syrup according to the clinician choice & decision .

Hope this clears your query .
Welcome for further assistance .
Regards .
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