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... I was just diagnosed with severe anemia. My HGB was 9.1 my HCT was 27 and my ferritin serum was a 2 RBC was 3.80. My doctor told me to take 325mg of iron twice a day. I have tried 3 different iron supplements and had bad reactions to all of them. The last one I took was slo fe. ... (3 replies)
... When the anemia is active, my hema explained that basically it's like your system is exploding the red blood cells, so you lose iron and B12, because the cells are shattered and can't carry the B12 or the iron the way they should. ... (6 replies)
... It's obvious that the doctor who performed the procedure did not know the correct technique. I had a series of 5 iron injections a couple of years ago and wondered why my doctor was saying "i pride myself on never leaving a tattoo". ... (4 replies)

... If you need iron, and your doctor has no problem with injections then it should be an option. My Hematologist would not give me injections he only wanted to do IV. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks for the well wishes! It has been a long time, I often wonder what your up too. I really do hope that you can get to the cause of all this. Lymes disease, it's so hard to say if you really do have it from what I have read. How can you be sure of what you are treating? ... (10 replies)
... Things went pretty well until about two years ago.I feel like my body is shutting down. Last lab work shows my iron below 10,my ferritin is 7. My vit. D is so low that I can't get anything to contriol my osteoporosis. ... (3 replies)
... was normal, normal transferritin, iron was quite low at 12 i believe. So its iron deficient anemia. Only problem is, I have severe stomach problems and there is no way I will be able to tolerate iron orally. ... (2 replies)
... no color, I really LOOKED sick, I spent whatever energy I had just taking care of my son, but travelling was SUCH a nightmare and just longed to return home to get to the Dr., I was really worried. In November my Dr. ... (6 replies)
... for about 8 years. you need to make sure you go to a hematologist. ... (5 replies)
... trouble with iron. But that's because my surgeon told me not to take it. Whether or not I absorb it, time will tell. Some of us never will and we'll always need iron infusions. How much and what form of iron have you been taking? ... (5 replies)
... Yep, you can have more than 2, actually. I have three. B12 deficiency, iron deficiency and hemolytic anemia. ... (6 replies)
... Sorry to hear that you are feeling so tired. Having low ferritin will give symptoms of fatigue amongst other things and if yours is low then this is probably the problem. ... (34 replies)
... Wow I am a newbee on the board and was just looking ,trying to work up my courage to post,when I read you post! ... (6 replies)
... I'm hoping someone here can help me...I saw my doctor today and he mentioned that sometimes a person can't continue with iron injections. I didn't really understand... ... (1 replies)
... Thanks Stacie! I am actually scheduled to go in tomorrow morning. They said it should take 4 hours so I'm a little scared. Do you remember the amount of iron you had infused each time. ... (6 replies)
... shots either. You can have a deficiency in both which is quite common leading to anemia for 2 different reasons. ... (9 replies)
... a tricky scienc3e. In order for your body to build back to where it needs to be, you need to also have the appropriate folate levels, iron levels, and potassium. ... (2 replies)
... Congrats on completing your iron shots!! I'm glad that you are slowly feeling better. I can tell you, now that my Hgb is on the rise I'm feeling much better every day. I still have a few symptoms that docs can't seem to figure out? ... (29 replies)
... at that affects the iron, it is the part of your intestines and stomach that was bypassed, your body no longer produces the intrinsic factor needed to absorb the iron from the food you do eat. ... (63 replies)
... the B12 shots go directly into your bloodstream so they don't depend on your digestive track to absorb them. ... (16 replies)




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