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... If you cannot absorb iron then you would get IV iron therapy from a Hematologist. This type of iron is used as a last resort because it is not without risk. ... (1 replies)
... I apologize if I'm posting this in the wrong forum but am seeking advice on what could be causing my severe iron deficiency anemia. I am a 28 year old female and have had low iron for a couple of years along with GI stress. ... (6 replies)
... Iron pills alone without B12 and vitamin C doesn't work, since the body need vitamin C and B12 to absorb iron otherwise your iron on blood will keep low. ... (5 replies)

... it would do me no good. I cannot absorb iron thru my stomach. ... (2 replies)
... what is intrinisic factor (1 replies)
... You can use the search box located at the top of this page and search key words IV iron infusion, to hear what others in the past have had to say. There is a lot of information and experiences there. ... (9 replies)
... but they also did not work AT ALL. When my ferritin was rechecked, it was right where it was before I started taking the iron. I am worried that I cannot absorb it for some reason. ... (6 replies)
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... Welcome!! Steph gave you some excellent pointers. And, I do believe that this is the fastest was to absorb iron. Can you post your labs? ... (9 replies)
Chronic Low Iron?
Aug 12, 2008
... There is no test that exists which tells how well you absorb iron. ... (24 replies)
... Ferritin is a protein that stores iron. You cannot "take" ferritin. It is an indicator of your iron stores. Too much ferritin means you have too much iron, too little ferritin protein then there is too little iron. ... (2 replies)
... ne to rule out things like celiac disease, lupus, gall bladder problems, etc. etc. which all came back normal. My doctor just figured that since my ferretin and iron levels were up after the iron infusions that my body for whatever reason cannot absorb iron and I may need more iron infusions in the future. ... (4 replies)
... B12 vitamins are taken orally and if your body absorbs them your fine. B12 injections are given to those who cannot absorb the vitamin or for those who can it is a booster to get your numbers up quicker. ... (16 replies)
... I am constantly reminding people that I do not absorb iron through my stomach. I get what is created from my infusions and I am using it up. But, people just cannot grasp it. I have no idea why, but they cannot. Sigh. I will do another set in June. ... (5 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)
... Ok, this is getting frustrating. I've been reading alot about iron and b12 and cannot seem to find a good menu. For b12 only it might be a little easier. But, for iron absorption so many things make it so you can't absorb it. ... (6 replies)
... There are several different types. I have Pernicious Anemia which is an autoimmune disease that is causes the lack of the specific intrinsic factor in the stomach. I cannot absorb any b12 I have been to the point where I have had to do daily shots of b12 plus sublingual. It really depends on your levels. A monthly shot will not be nearly enough for pernicious anemia. ... (7 replies)
... Ever since I was a baby, my hemoglobin has been slightly low. My mom was told to increase my iron rich foods. However, out of all 8 of her children, I was the only one with this issue. ... (6 replies)
... I discovered back in 04 that I had ulcer in sm intestine. Tested at Mayo and Mayo cannot find cause for bleed. I take meds to keep the bleed small and occasional. ... (9 replies)
... herbal bitters helps absorb iron. When I take iron, I always take it on an empty stomach. ... (5 replies)

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