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... Leg pain is very very common when you have IDA. That was my first and worst symptom I think. Though at the time I didn't know that. I had horrible leg cramps just from stretching my legs or doing nothing. And my calves hurt almost all the time. Well, now they don't hurt as much or as often. ... (3 replies)
... I did experience relief from most symptoms within about a week. Like shortness of breath and leg cramps and pain. ... (90 replies)
... I found that my feeling of out of breath got far better within a week after starting iron. My awful leg cramps and leg pain was pretty much gone. Now I still get quite tired but not like it was. ... (90 replies)

... up. I do feel better and my leg pains and leg cramps are pretty much gone as is the getting winded when climbing stairs. So I know the iron is doing it's job. ... (2 replies)
... I know what you mean.. I get leg cramps so bad I could scream. I have restless legs too. I did not know that anemia caused it. I have Tallassemia. ... (3 replies)
... Before I started iron tablets, I had constant leg cramps and leg pain. I don't know if it was like you describe but it was definitely not normal for me. Fortunately, that pain and the cramps seem to be gone. At least so far. ... (3 replies)
... tingling feet and hands, sensitivity to heat or cold, palpitations, hair loss, leg cramps at night, ringing ears. ... (2 replies)
... so i had blood work done 6 months ago, my ferritin was 9 and then two months later had it re checked after taking iron supplements (325 mg 3x a day prescribed by doc) and my ferritin went DOWN to 6! i have been tired, fatigued, i have leg cramps off and on even though i stretch them and eat 2-3 bananas a day, eating lots of fiber to make up for that! but now my hair is falling... (0 replies)
... I am in the same boat as you. It seems like ALL of this happened at once... after having ear pain, seeing my doc and explaining other symptoms like leg cramps and RLS and jaw pain he said it could be TMD related-- had blood work done and I am anemic. I'm still dealing with this jaw stuff- today it's not as bad, but it's usually worse in the evening. I have a custom guard being... (2 replies)
Symptoms of Anemia
Nov 18, 2012
... The best way to tell if you have anemia is with a blood test, no diagnosis can be made by just looking at someone. ... (2 replies)
... I was diagnosed with anemia in 2008 and received a series of iron transfusion of 8 within a few months. My hemoglobin was 9.4 and reached up to 11. ... (6 replies)
... pcutil: I think I agree with FLFG and would ask for the GI testing and additional bloodwork now before you start the supplements. In my case I tried to donate blood on July 2 and was turned away because of my blood levels and was given a note to bring to my PCP. Saw the PCP last week in July and he sent me to the GI who ordered the celiac blood test, had me do stool... (11 replies)
Pernicious Anemia
Mar 21, 2008
... e clumsiness and constipation lasted for about 1 week, then went away. I had strange muscle spasms in my back that I had never felt before and extremely painful leg cramps. I googled all my symptoms and had self diagnosed myself with MS. I went back to my pcp in August. ... (2 replies)
... The leg cramping can also be a sign of potassium issues. It all works hand in hand. ... (9 replies)
... or vitamin deficiency will cause leg cramps associated with anemia. Sounds like it may be PA that you are dealing with but could be many things. Good luck to you. ... (9 replies)
... leg cramps also? ... (9 replies)
... It is not enough to be anemic and begin iron without investigating the reasons why. It is most commonly blood loss with iron deficiency anemia. Anemia is a symptom of another process going on in the body. ... (4 replies)
Pernicious Anemia
Nov 26, 2004
... Pernicious anemia does not have any symptoms at first. Gradually chronic fatigue sets in and it takes more hours of sleep to feel rested, or sleep becomes difficult to get. ... (6 replies)
... I have had anemia (due to low ferritin) since the 1980's. Why??? Seems no one knows. I am now 54 years old and have been through menopause. So when my low iron showed up on a blood test in March of this year, the Drs. immediately wanted me to see a GI specialist. He did an upper and lower scope, which did not reveal anything except two small benign stomach polyps. Taking... (12 replies)
... Thanks Marimac Since I have been on B12 & folic (also thyroxine & Oestrogen), I do not get RLS anymore, which is amazing after years of having them. These past 18 months have been a trying and just when I thought I was getting better, now I am having a slightly different set of symptoms than when I was suffering from megablastic anemia. Then it was total fatigue &... (3 replies)


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