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... reasons than anemia. Some of which also can actually cause an iron deficiency because they crave other things like dirt and starch. In anemia, however, eating ICE does not cause IDA rather it is a symptom of IDA. ... (1 replies)
... What type of anemia do you have? ... (25 replies)
... What does chewing ice have to do with anemia? ... (1 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)
Ice and Anemia
Sep 26, 2006
... Hi, I use to have a cup of ice all the time. The only time I stopped chewing ice was a few weeks afer getting the IV iron. My hubby just thought I was nuts. My dentist just said that it would do damage to the teeth. ... (4 replies)
... I also have a chronic iron deficiency, but because I have very sensitive teeth, I only crave shaved ice such as what you would get in a slushy or Italian Ice treat. ... (23 replies)
... ok to start off i have delt with this since i was a child. iron def. anemia. the last time i had my anemia checked was a year and a half dr. quit and i was stranded so i have not gotten it checked.... ... (1 replies)
... It's sort of weird how I found this out, I realized I've been chewing lot of ice lately. I didn't possibly think that chewing ice could be a symptom of Anemia but I researched more information and realized that I may have Anemia. ... (2 replies)
... t 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. Now not only do I have the anemia to deal with but teeth issues. I've tried to cut back on the ice chewing. ... (25 replies)
... I was diagnosed with iron defeciency anemia and I had noticed way before I found out that I was anemic that all wanted to do was chew ice. It was like I couldn't get enough ice! ... (5 replies)
... my hemo doc put me on weekly ferlicit and I am just now getting around to the beginning of the normal range. Cookie is right it's called Pica, I had a serious ice chewing habit, but literally after like 3 weeks of the ferlicit the ice craving completely disapeared. ... (23 replies)
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... I am just curious. I know chewing ice is a sign of anemia, but before when my hgb was 8, I was craving gum and chewing it constantly. If I ran out I would have to go to the store and buy more. I was buying 3 packs a week. I felt like a smoker. ... (5 replies)
... I can certainly relate to your ice cravings. ... (23 replies)
... or I had at the time didn't seem to concerned about it, so nothing was done. This past Nov. I started seeing another doctor who became extremely upset because my anemia had gotten so much worse since it was first noticed. I have been an avid ice eater for the past five years and I don't mean a few pieces here or there. ... (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)
... ket in the summer at all times. Also I have been falling asleep while driving, working, talking on the phone, etc. I also have severe RLS and I am an excessive ice chewer. I have chipped teeth, but I cannot stop chewing ice all day long every day. ... (7 replies)
... kolbysmum,I think the symptom of craving ice is seen in iron deficiency anemia. ... (25 replies)

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