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... What type of anemia do you have? ... (25 replies)
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... going through at least 6 ice trays a day. I found out from my dentist, that this is a condition called PICA, and quite common for anemics. Google it if anyone is interested. ... (25 replies)

... up at the dentist last week and he told me I had fractures on some of my back teeth and that eventually I would need crowns on those teeth. I knew immediately it had to be from chewing the ice and he confirmed it. ... (25 replies)
... I"m new to the boards and have been told over a year ago that I was anemic but the doctor I had at the time didn't seem to concerned about it, so nothing was done. This past Nov. ... (25 replies)
... I had this also. I had no idea it was from anemia. I just ate ice for 9 months thinking it was odd that ice was now my "vice." Anyway, I did find out about pica after I had been diagnosed as anemic. The need to chew ice went away after taking iron for 2 months. ... (25 replies)
... I am happy to report that my ice chewing craving is officially GONE!!!!!! I was driving my daughter nuts, I am sooo glad that I had that infusion!! ... (25 replies)
... kolbysmum,I think the symptom of craving ice is seen in iron deficiency anemia. ... (25 replies)
... This happened to me last summer when I was diagnosed with anemia. It's better now since I'm being treated but I was eating crushed ice and popsicles like they were going out of style! My hematologist told me it's common and that some people even want to eat things like sand or dirt! ... (25 replies)
... i was wondeirng if anyone had any other things they crave besides ice? i crave ice, dirt, sand anything that will crunch in my teeth, but i have one thing i crave that is embarassing, people would think i was weird. does anyone have any weird cravings? would i be shunned if i shared my weird craving? :confused: (25 replies)
... that is funny my little boy ask me if people can get addicted to crushed ice. i eat it all day long, can't get enough. then complain about being cold all the time, he said maybe you shouldn't eat so much ice. lol good logic from a child (25 replies)
... That is so weird because before I found out I was anemic I noticed that I craved ice. I would eat one glass of ice after another and I still do. It's like I can't get enough of ice. ... (25 replies)
... i crave ice too, but also dirt, sand, anything that would crunch in between my teeth. does anyone crave anything that is considered "totally weird"? ... (25 replies)
... That is great news. I can not wait till ice does not consume my life. Do you also notice you crave other crunchy things too like pretzels or chips and stuff like that? ... (25 replies)
... Yes this is true my mom used to eat ice and she was anemic and it would annoy me to death to hear her crunching on ice all the time. ... (25 replies)
... I like ice too,and some people ask me what is so good about eating ice? ... (25 replies)
... After my first iron infusion, my ice obsession started going away. After six weeks of infusions, I can't believe I ever craved ice. Although I now need 4 crowns!!!! ... (25 replies)
... I had my first infusion last Tuesday and yesterday is the first day I stopped eating ice! I made my first cup in the morning even though I didn't need it and it didn't taste the same. My cravings are gone already! ... (25 replies)
... Iron is 15 Hemoglobin 9.4 and Ferritin 2. ... (25 replies)
... Besides ice, I wanted to eat Gain laundry detergent and Comet cleanser. I don't have those cravings anymore now that I am on iron pills. ... (25 replies)

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