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... It is a paradox that the very people who seem to be low on iron, or have trouble absorbing iron are also the ones who appear to have allergic reactions to iron or adverse reactions to iron when given supplements. ... (5 replies)
... Welcome to the board! ... (3 replies)
... I guess I'll just keep looking for another supplement. My grocery store did care a liquid iron prep for children, though not the one you mentioned. ... (6 replies)

... I'm very sensitive to meds and supplements so I've been hesitant about trying any iron tablets. Last year I tried some chelated iron from Whole Foods but it tore up my stomach and my fingers started itching. ... (6 replies)
Allergy to Iron?
Apr 26, 2005
... one is allergy and the other is adverse reaction. I have adverse reactions to iron supplements in pill form because I get constipation, headaches and stomach pain. ... (3 replies)
... Hey, I can related to the IBS stuff. Whenever I try to take calcium supplements or the fish oil, I get crampy IBS symptoms. To the point, I can't take it anymore. ... (6 replies)
... Well after my specialist appointment yesterday i have been left a bit deflated as my iron hasn't risen since my last blood test in march of this year. To compound matters, my thyroid test has revealed that things aren't fantastic in that department and all due to the low ferritin. ... (6 replies)
... I suspect you need to take more, at the level of the over the counter preps. Mine is 44 mg elemental iron. I think some anemic people take much more than this. ... (6 replies)
... Christine, some of those over the counter products are truly not strong enough for people who need to raise their levels in a hurry. ... (6 replies)
... I have taken ferrous sulfate (Feosol) and haven't had any problems. Not even constipation. (6 replies)
... I believe what you are having is a reaction to the iron. Some people just get hot flushes when they take the iron supplements other people have stronger reactions. The doctor may have to prescribe an antihistamine to go with the iron in order for you to be able to tolerate it. ... (7 replies)
... Have you spoken to your doctor about this. It could be that your blood sugar level is being effected by the hypothyroid condition and that an ingredient in the iron tablet is aggravating it. The stabilizers and preservatives they use to make the medications can cause allergic reactions in some people. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks It still helps to know that it was a liquid. ... (8 replies)
... Let me preface this by saying I am a HUGE weenie and I was dreading this big time! My husband came along with me to keep me at ease, and that helped a lot. It also helped that the ladies in the Outpatient Clinic were super nice!! ... (6 replies)
... I have been taking Synthroid for about 13 years and I've always been fine. About 2 years ago, I started to have a chronic "rash" type of thing on my chest and back. It was almost like eczema in that I had rough patches. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks for the replies, everyone. It is probably a food allergy. I haven't had any supplements yet. Going to get those soon. ... (22 replies)
... there should be no need to panic. Sure your iron levels are low but the majority of the time that can be addressed with a simple iron supplement. Did you dr suggest an iron tablets in addition to your multivitamin? ... (2 replies)
... who is willing to try infusion first. I was given many infusions after oral iron supplements failed to bring up my blood levels. I had a severe allergic reaction to the first. I was switched to another IV iron and tolerated that well for over 2 years before developing a life threatening allergy to that!! ... (10 replies)
... severe and not life threatening. This is according to what they say at each stage. On the other hand my sister had this surgery and when she became anemic with a 9 ferritin her bariatric SP? ... (7 replies)
Need your advice!!
Sep 30, 2007
... Okay, I can see why he wouldn't order the colonoscopy. It would be extremely rare for a person in your age group to have a colon cancer. There can be other sources of colon bleeding, but if you are lacking any symptoms then I can see why no colonoscopy. ... (11 replies)




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