Sounds like perhaps he thinks her hemoglobin is lower than would be expected from the UC. It's amazing how much blood a small amount can look like in the toilet. The hematologist can check her out, make sure she doesn't have any problems with making new red blood cells and rule out any problems there.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Asacol, Rowasa, Pentasa, Prednisone, Entocort, Azathioprine
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri. In remission since April, 2006.
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