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... t seems like you treat one problem and get a whole new set of problems. Wow yes that is low, I think mine was around an 8 and I know once you hit about 7 it's time for a blood transfusion. ... (8 replies)
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... I was just wondering why we are not given IV iron immediately to get our ferritin and iron numbers up instead of taking iron supplements that may or may not work? ... (1 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)
... that I think was brought on by them drawing blood while I was seated instead of my lying flat. The first time I fainted was right after they drew blood and after they had bandaged the draw site. ... (2 replies)
... it would be nice to be able to take all 3 iron pills at once, but I imagine that would not be best for my system. I do know that if I forget and end up taking 4 in a day, the next day I will have intestinal issues and diarrhea. ... (9 replies)
... I am suppose to be taking 325 mg of Iron 3x a day and it is so hard to not only remember but to take it as directed. ... (9 replies)
... I would take one twice a day for 2 reasons. One is that iron upsets the stomach of some people and I think you'll get more complete absorption if it is split up. ... (4 replies)
... I don't know a ton about all of this I'm still learning. I started with a ferritin of a 2. Ferritin are your stores. It seems that I have developed anemia due to heavy cycles myself. My Dr. is assuming that it is something that has slowly been developing over time. There is always an underlying cause to the anemia. ... (3 replies)
... To be absorbed the best, take the iron with Orange Juice or Vitamin C. ... (1 replies)
... Last year I was dx with IDA. It was on accident. I am the one who pointed out to my PCP that everytime I had bloodwork done, my CBC's were always off. Since 2006, I noticed that my HGB and HCT were either normal or low. It was back and forth. ... (1 replies)
... I'm not even sure where to begin. Since I was 21, I've had menstrual cycle problems. I even went two years with some bleeding every day. ... (3 replies)
... it took me six months to jump by 12 points to get my ferritin to 22. It takes a long time! ... (34 replies)
... cked them up at the pharmacy counter not OTC so they both came with the normal instruction sheet that you get with a prescription medicine. Both advise that the iron pills are best taken on an empty stomach 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals. If stomach upset occurs, you may take this medication with food. ... (7 replies)
... fe is an iron supplement? ... (1 replies)
... ree, doctors are funny!! but nobody is laughing. A girl at my work began suffering a variety of weird symptoms and one of them was IBS. She ended up linking it to coffee. The next symptom was extreme tiredness, especially when driving home from work. ... (18 replies)
... I Claire, i notice you are in NSW too. I'm also worried about summer in a few months time as that is when most of my shedding occurs. Is your shedding all over or just in one area? ... (29 replies)
... I purchased a liquid iron that has 40 mg of elemental iron. I tried the 325 pills, which contain, I think 65 mg elemental iron, but was unable to tolerate them, esp stomach irritation and constipation!!! ... (10 replies)
... The best advice i can give is to try to adjust your diet. Dont take your iron pills at the same time as tea, dairy products, indigestion remedies, calcium supplements and carbonated drinks. ... (12 replies)
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Sep 14, 2006
... I have only taken the Provera twice, I am on my second 10 day trial. When I stop it is supposed to bring on my period. The first time I took it I only took 5 pills and it started, but this time I am on pill number 10 and nothing yet. We will see, I have one more trial and then I go back for another biopsy. ... (22 replies)


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