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... Hi I had a gastric by pass in 1998. I am also severely anemic with my Ferritin level less than 4 and hemaglobin has been down as low as 7. My white blood counts have started to fall now and I too am tired. My weight loss has been extremely good. ... (28 replies)
... Well I am in the same stage just that I have never had a gastric bypass. My iron level went down to a 3 a my ferritin level was in the neg. Right now I have a PICC line in my arm. ... (7 replies)
... ve 6 more treatments to take. This treatment is way better than the iron pills. I craves no more Ice or dirt. I had this so bad. I really don't think it is a gastric bypass problem.. ... (7 replies)

... i.e., you are not the first gastric bypass patient to post here about this problem. Your stomach is where iron is absorbed and since you lost most of your stomach you absorption is impaired. ... (7 replies)
... i am 30 years old and had gastric bypass 4 years ago. The last year I have had several health issues pop up but this is by far the most baffling of all. ... (7 replies)
... about 4 years ago I developed pernicious anemia and have been on B12 injections since that time. ... (28 replies)
... We must be related. I am 4 years post op from gastric bypass and my ferritin level is 6. ... (7 replies)
... I had gastric bypass surgery 5 years ago. Until recently, I haven't had any health issues related to the surgery. ... (2 replies)
... I have had all but 4 feet of my small intestine removed due to ischemic small bowel, but I am basically like a gastric bypass patient. I take iron infusions until I get built up, then just monitor my blood work every month. When my levels go down I get another infusion. ... (7 replies)
... I am a 36 year old female who had gastric bypass surgery in October 2003. So I am about 3.5 years post op. ... (10 replies)
... I had the gastric by-pass in 1998, 6 1/2 years ago. I have the iron deficiency problem from time to time. My white cell count has been below normal now for several years and if I do not get the b-12 shot on a monthly basis, my iron levels really fall. The serum ferritin stays around 4, which of course is below the low normal range. I am not sure if this applies to you or not... (4 replies)
... You should get your B12 tested as soon as you can. It is said B12 reserves in the liver can last up to 4 or 5 years so you may be getting low by now. ... (2 replies)
... i was 6.0 .. 2 years ago .. ... (7 replies)
... A lot of the GB pt's that have posted this same problem are out post op about the same length of time when this happens to them. It seems to be 4-5 yrs when they start to have problems. I have heard that it is from the ~type~ of procedure that you have, not all are the same type as you know. My sister 1 yr post op and cousin 4 yrs post op both had this done and both remained... (7 replies)
... I got married at 18 years old and since hubby had health insurance, I started going to the doctor to figure out why I was not able to get pregnant, why I was so moody, etc. ... (6 replies)
... e is NOT the iron deficiency, but more of a blood disorder or disease that the doctors are missing. The iv iron infusions made me very ill and I'm the mother of 4 small children. I cannot be sick 5 out of 7 days a week for another 2 months like the last time I did the iv iron infusions. ... (6 replies)
... pain and in past 4 years a considerable amount of edema in both feet and both legs. ... (67 replies)
... Most PCPs don't understand gastric bypass patients needs. The lab ranges are wrong for us, ours needs to be over 1000. Why? ... (4 replies)
Pernicious Anemia
Mar 21, 2008
... I had gastric bypass surgery almost 4 years ago. All the doctors and specialist I went to were aware of this. ... (2 replies)
... I had gastric bypass as well, it doesn't matter how much you can eat 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. (so the dr. told me). I had my first infusion last month, no side effects for me, best thing I have done for myself in... (63 replies)

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