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... What type of anemia do you have? ... (25 replies)
... going through at least 6 ice trays a day. I found out from my dentist, that this is a condition called PICA, and quite common for anemics. Google it if anyone is interested. ... (25 replies)

... I agree. the iron infusion was the best thing I had done for myself for a long time, I do not store iron either, and will have these infusions the rest of my life, but I am so happy to feel this much better, I would do it every week if I had to. ... (25 replies)
... The hematologist didn't tell me that but maybe that's why he and my PCP were pushing so hard for me to get the infusions. I'm not so scared of the pain but more so of the side effects or of having a bad reaction. ... (25 replies)
... The infusions don't hurt. You sit in a chair for an hour with a needle in your arm receiving iron and you don't feel anything. ... (25 replies)
... I have been to a hematologist and had a bone marrow biopsy. They found no iron in my bone marrow. They did suggest that I get iron infusions but I've been too scared to do it. I told my Dr. ... (25 replies)
... Please talk to a hemotologist and get the iron infusions. There is no reason why you should suffer. By being severely anemic you are compromising your heart, as well as other organs. Good luck! ... (25 replies)
... up at the dentist last week and he told me I had fractures on some of my back teeth and that eventually I would need crowns on those teeth. I knew immediately it had to be from chewing the ice and he confirmed it. ... (25 replies)
... After my first iron infusion, my ice obsession started going away. After six weeks of infusions, I can't believe I ever craved ice. Although I now need 4 crowns!!!! ... (25 replies)
... I am happy to report that my ice chewing craving is officially GONE!!!!!! I was driving my daughter nuts, I am sooo glad that I had that infusion!! ... (25 replies)
... Besides ice, I wanted to eat Gain laundry detergent and Comet cleanser. I don't have those cravings anymore now that I am on iron pills. ... (25 replies)
... I also chew ice now stop, finally got my doc to do a iron count and found out severe anemic and low ferritin. I have been driving my family nuts with this. ... (25 replies)
... i was wondeirng if anyone had any other things they crave besides ice? i crave ice, dirt, sand anything that will crunch in my teeth, but i have one thing i crave that is embarassing, people would think i was weird. does anyone have any weird cravings? would i be shunned if i shared my weird craving? :confused: (25 replies)
... i crave ice too, but also dirt, sand, anything that would crunch in between my teeth. does anyone crave anything that is considered "totally weird"? ... (25 replies)
... that is funny my little boy ask me if people can get addicted to crushed ice. i eat it all day long, can't get enough. then complain about being cold all the time, he said maybe you shouldn't eat so much ice. lol good logic from a child (25 replies)
... That is great news. I can not wait till ice does not consume my life. Do you also notice you crave other crunchy things too like pretzels or chips and stuff like that? ... (25 replies)
... I had my first infusion last Tuesday and yesterday is the first day I stopped eating ice! I made my first cup in the morning even though I didn't need it and it didn't taste the same. My cravings are gone already! ... (25 replies)
... Iron is 15 Hemoglobin 9.4 and Ferritin 2. ... (25 replies)
... Yes this is true my mom used to eat ice and she was anemic and it would annoy me to death to hear her crunching on ice all the time. ... (25 replies)

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