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... What Are the Short and Long Term Effects of Anemia (1 replies)
... Hi there. There are effects that come from having anemia for a long time, but I guess it would be better to call them complications. Anemia can result in all those symptoms like fatigue, weakness, shortness of breath, lightheadedness etc. etc. ... (2 replies)
... I haven't had any symptoms, except for being a little tired, and I'm not sure if that's from the anemia or something else. ... (2 replies)

Long term Anemia
Sep 6, 2007
... I was referring to 3 years+, but I do not have any numbers (iron levels) for you. (10 replies)
Long term Anemia
Sep 4, 2007
... I've been dealing with low ferritin since January, which I would assume is not long term, but how long can you have low ferritin before suffering some of the extreme side effects? ... (10 replies)
... I never thought about pernicious anemia doing the same damage to the body as diabetes ............ no one ever expressed that to me before. ... (2 replies)
... Throughout the treatments whenever my blood dropped I had transfusions and my doc is worried about the long term effects prednisone. But I think that is a pretty extensive list of options. ... (3 replies)
... Usually not. Depends on how low your levels have been and for how long. I've been "iron defecient" forever! It's the resulting anemia that causes the problems. Again, it depends on the severity and duration. You can be iron deficient without being anemic. ... (2 replies)
Autoimmune Anemia
Apr 18, 2011
... es they are necessary when your hemoglobin goes too low, but for me, when my hemoglobin hit 7, I got a transfusion, raising my hemoglobin to 10, but my hemolytic anemia went wild and my hemoglobin dropped within days. ... (4 replies)
... That might be a good insurance policy long term, both for iron and vitamins. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Ana63, :wave: I'm fairly new to this too! Just since Jan. I checked out the Mayo Clinic, you can get good info there. That is how I got this link. You can get good info from experienced people here also, and a lot of support. Doctor is best, if have good one! Every one is different, and their are all kinds of different reactions to IDA. :confused: I know i didn't... (1 replies)
... The anemia can definitely be causing your inability to put on weight, especially if you have ruled out other possible illnesses. ... (3 replies)
Long term Anemia
Sep 4, 2007
... No, I have no problem swallowing. I had a blood test three years ago that said I was borderline anemic. I couldn't take supplements or eat food with iron because of severe symptoms and chest pains. I also get tremendous pressure in my legs when I eat other vitamins (certain ones). Now I sleep 12 hours a day and have even more chest pains. I'm not sure if I can start eating... (10 replies)
Long term Anemia
Aug 11, 2007
... I have had a low ferritin level for nearly a year now and am stuggling to get my levels up. Whats really concerning me is that one of my newest side effects is difficulty swallowing-anybody else heard of this? Ive done a bit of research and apparently iron deficiency can be the cause and its called plummer vinson syndrome. I would really like any feedback from anybody who... (10 replies)
... I am currently on my third session of Ferrlicit infusions as a result of long term anemia due to small bowel bleeding. Each session consists of 8 infusions spread out over a 4 week period, 2 infusions a week. ... (10 replies)
... I think of myself as a positive person, so I hate to sound like a bummer. I found out I had idiopathic hemolytic anemia about 8 yrs ago...had 3 bouts of it over 3 years with prednisone as the only drug to level out the blood differences. ... (23 replies)
Pain in joints
May 19, 2005
... Ferrous sulfate can cause painful joints in some people. If you continue to have pain or be concerned talk to your doctor about another form of iron such as Ferrous Gluconate. It is sometimes prescribed for those who do not respond well to Ferrous Sulfate. (1 replies)
Pain in joints
May 19, 2005
... metimes entire hands hurt, also there are very dry patches of skin on my face. At times, the bridge of my nose and across my cheecks turn bright red. Are there long term effects of taking supplements? ... (1 replies)
Iron via IV
Feb 2, 2015
... pretty quickly. I think I'm at 14 now. Supplements were causing me much worse side effects than the infusions did. I've only had the 2 though. ... (5 replies)
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