1. Janet Smith Janet Smith United States says:

    I also had my small intestine removed in 2009 due to being "dead gut" caused by blood clots.  I was on life support for 9 days with blood clots removed throughout my circulatory system.  I was dying and called out to GI and Internal medicine Dr.s who just gave me laxatives and vomiting medicine.  I have a regimen of drinking filtered water and fluids, vitamins, biotin (hair and nails fell out), B 12 shots for my iron and anemia. My medicine that I take do not show up in my urine either, because I have to take a lot of medicine for it to work.  The Doctor should look at your chart and realize that 80% of nutrients are from your small intestine not processing the food you eat!  Hang in there and get a specialist to follow your food intake and what is lacking.  There is help out there, dont give up.

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