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... KrissyMae, I am on the pill due to heavy periods and I am close to your age. It's true, you can't just take any random pill and you don't want to be on it forever. Also, when I was younger, doctors seemed to prescribe the pill without much fanfare. ... (19 replies)
Feb 17, 2006
... I keep reading yes and that sickle cell is the real danger of flying but only in a unpressurized cabin. ... (1 replies)
Fear of Flying?
Feb 2, 2008
... I don't know anything about the flying thing, but I'm so glad someone brought up the heavy period thing. ... (6 replies)

Feb 17, 2006
... dL, regardless of the cause of anemia, you shouldn't fly. Anything above that number is considered safe. This is from the Pulmonary and Critical Care update. I've heard the same thing as you about sickle cell and unpressurized cabins. ... (1 replies)
... People tell me I "look tired" and asked me, "Did you have a bad day? ... (13 replies)
... fusion on Monday Dec 24, my level is at 5 right now, dr is concern, so I will have this done for the next few weeks, I am worried about being so tired since I am flying to DR on Tuesday Dec 25, not sure how I will feel on my vacation, kind of worried after reading some of the post here. ... (22 replies)
... which is also very hard on the system and I got purple blotches all over. This has made it very difficult to get my ferritin and hemoglobin up. Even with the shots, it took years for my blood to be within the normal ranges. ... (5 replies)
Hemolytic Anemia
Aug 3, 2005
... Rituximab treatment didn't go so well....after two treatments something went dreadfully wrong....I was hospitalised and my haemoglobin went down to 54.... ... (36 replies)
Fear of Flying?
Jul 24, 2003
... Quietstorm...thanks for starting this new thread...the other was getting a little long! It'll be interesting to see if anyone has any answers about the flying thing. I did a quick search online and I actually found some articles written on this...they all said that if you're hgb is below 8. ... (6 replies)
... suspected multiple sclerosis. I have been seeing various specialists to try and rule out the most obvious causes before I go see the neurologist in April. ... (3 replies)
Fear of Flying?
Jul 24, 2003
... Wow! All of this health stuff sure is teaching us all a lot. I live at 6500 feet and was totally scared to go skiing this winter at 13,000 feet. My 8.8 was way too low for altitude, as you can imagine if you have had 8.8 at sea level. ... (6 replies)
... Low ferritin in and of itself should not cause any symptoms. ... (3 replies)
... Good news. My PCP looked at my overall health over the last year which included a mysterious fever of 104 for 12 days, a broken leg while flying a kite, anemia, bleeding, dysplasia, and hypoglycemia. She decided it doesn't all add up and something must be done. ... (36 replies)
... h I know how frustrating it is to still not have any answers. It seems like as soon as things start to get a little better, the doctors are content with a "wait and see" approach...even though it seems like all of us know what's going to happen while we're waiting... ... (22 replies)
... hich is a great plus. That is the first hurdle I think, then you have to take the right amount of iron which can be hard. You know how much I took to get to 43 and now I am on 150 daily forever and hopefully climbing. I will know my results in another month and let you know. ... (9 replies)

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