It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Anemia Message Board


Anemia Board Index
Board Index > Anemia | 0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


I was diagnosed with anemia 3 years ago and I was able to increase my hematocrit score from about 32 to a normal range within 2 months. Recently, I've been having cravings (ice) and all the other symptions that go along with anemia and I went in for a blood test. Here are a couple of my scores. My hematocrit is: 30 and my hemoglobin is: 8.9. My doctor wants me to have a Colostomy and an Upper GI test. I told her I had no other symptions and I think she sensed I was scared and that I was able to increase the numbers in the past. She told me she would give me 6 months to raise my iron scores. I'm terrified of the colostomy test and what they may find but since I'm 45 and it is required in 5 years I decided to have one and I go in next week. I have recently started to eat more red meat and dark leafy veggies. My periods can sometimes be heavy and may contribute to the anemia. Has anyone had any similar experiences?





All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:44 AM.





© 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!