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My Anemia Story
Sep 4, 2011
... For years, doctors have looked at my labs and said, "Eh, you're a bit anemic." Then my symptoms got worse. ... (2 replies)
... I was diagnosed with anemia 3 years ago and I was able to increase my hematocrit score from about 32 to a normal range within 2 months. ... (12 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 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)
... 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)
... I have anemia and all the side effects , even had the ice craving. ... (23 replies)
... I had blood in my stools and quite anemic. Very pale and I had cravings for ice all the time. Literally my husband bought ice by the bag because I craved it all day long. ... (6 replies)
... lol I was very pale and faint feeling all the time. ... (3 replies)
... ce on my low iron. Up until a few months ago I had a PCP that, although for years had been telling me that my iron was low, had never mentioned the word "anemia" and was never alarmist about anything. He never even brought up supplements. When I releocated recently I had a complete physical and blood work done by a new PCP. ... (0 replies)
Jun 21, 2013
... I don't know much about immunoglobin but I can tell you that your cravings are normal with anemia. They are called picas. ... (2 replies)
... Yes it is very scary! The physical and mental number it does on your body is crazy! Every once in a while I will get a big drink full of ice and try and crunch on it and my body just cringes. I hope your blood tests come back and things are on the rise for you. ... (14 replies)
... You are Iron Deficient Anemic by what you are describing. Your labs are very simular to mine. I recently had my first Iron IV Infusion and Im starting to slowly see a decrease in some of the symptoms. Biggest one gone is my ice cravings.. ... (6 replies)
Do I have Anemia
Jun 13, 2012
... I have been diagnosed with anemia, my blood levels ran between 7 and 9. One thing I noticed was, I craved chipped ice constantly. Now that I am on iron pills twice a day the ice cravings are gone and I feel better. ... (2 replies)
... If you ran various tests and couldn't find anything and you are confident that is not due to diet, I would then probably resort to supplements because you don't want to risk causing damage. ... (3 replies)
... I've been having problems with iron deficiency anemia since i was 15. I had a ferritin of 2 and my hemoglobin was at 7. ... (1 replies)
Ice Cravings
Mar 4, 2011
... think of ice chewing as something they just enjoy doing and do not realize that it is indeed a form of pica, and is from being anemic. It's amazing how immediately the urge to crunch ice goes away once the anemia has been treated!! ... (3 replies)
Ice Cravings
Mar 4, 2011
... Every time I get a transfusion or infusion the ice cravings dissapears! And the terrible fatigue disappears. I get regular blood transfusions because of my anemia problem. ... (3 replies)
What do ya think ?
Oct 11, 2008
... I think it definitely sounds like it could be anemia, and I think it's good that you got your labs done, keep us posted. ... (8 replies)

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