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Stomach pains caused by anaemia?

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SapphireSeptember Fri 13-Nov-15 20:05:06

So, I've been having severe stomach pains on and off for a while now, (sometimes they are so bad I can't stand up.) Off I went to the doctors for some blood tests. The first came back and I was told my liver function was below normal, the second came back and I was told I was anaemic. (I donate blood, and they test for anaemia every time I go, which always shows I'm not.) I eat lots of meat and dark green veggies, so I'm trying to figure this out really. They also said they have a prescription for me and I really cba with paying a prescription charge for iron supplements! Should I ask for a second opinion/more tests? Or just take some iron tablets and see if my stomach pains go away?

nightsky010 Sat 14-Nov-15 23:02:41

What do you mean by liver function was 'below normal'? Specifics?

SapphireSeptember Mon 16-Nov-15 16:25:59

That was all I was told, (I had to phone the receptionist for my results.) I went on the British Liver Trust's website and it could be any of the conditions listed there (though I ruled out anything alcohol related as I don't drink.) That's why I needed the second lot of tests. Anaemia is not mentioned though. (Apart from colds and the odd ear infection I don't get ill, so I don't really know what I should be doing when it comes to doctors.)

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