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... fill only the bottom of ice cube trays to make ice wafers. I find it's not that I need to chew them. I just want the breaking and release of cold water. ... (23 replies)
My Anemia Story
Sep 4, 2011
... ice ice ice ice, that's all I want when I can get my hands on it. I even bought a fridge that does filtered crushed ice so my teeth take less abuse. Lucky for me, I haven't busted a tooth yet! ... (2 replies)
Ice and Anemia
Sep 27, 2006
... I was amazed when I started reading about people with anemia eating ice. I have been eating crushed ice for about a year. I would sit with my grandson and we would polish off a cup or two of ice in the afternoon. I just thought I was addicted to it. ... (4 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've never even put much ice in my drinks before. I had crushed ice all the time even took it to the bath and driving. My daughter finally told me that I was out of control. I also thought that it was strange. ... (10 replies)
... I ate ice all the time. ... (3 replies)
Ice and Anemia
Oct 6, 2006
... l. You need twice the iron that you normally do when you're pregnant and that is why Obstetricians prescribe prenatal vitamins for pregnant women...As far as the ice goes,yes you can crave it. I was eating crushed ice and craving popsicles for months before my anemia was diagnosed. ... (4 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)
... 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. ... (25 replies)
... My husband is on dialysis and has recently begun to crave crushed ice. Is this related to anemia? ... (6 replies)
... they found that I have anemia. This has really worried me. Prior to surgery my surgeon had almost canceled it because of a low blood count. He asked me if I had anemia and I said no. He then thought that my count was low because of donating my blood only 8 days ago. ... (67 replies)
Newly Diagnosed
Sep 5, 2003
... orried me. I had lumbar fusion surgery on June 30, 2003. Prior to my surgery my surgeon had almost canceled it because of a low blood count. He asked me if I had anemia and I said no. He then thought that my count was low because of donating my blood only 8 days ago. ... (2 replies)
... ICE ICE BABY! I want ICE ALL THE TIME when my iron is low. ... (13 replies)
... x a day for 3 months, he knows I am crap at taking it and now says that I can take it a couple of times a week. I will see what he says tomorrow, but my SIL has anemia and her doc wants her up to 50. ... (12 replies)
... would chew 20oz.cups of crushed ice many times a day. According to my doctor it can indeed be a sign of anemia. Anyway, I've been in treatment since February. ... (4 replies)
... I think a nutritionist could be very beneficial, but you might want to ask your hematologist for one who is knowledgeable about anemia so you can be sure to get the most "bang for your buck". ... (4 replies)
... Yes my labs were very low. My ferritin is only 2 and he wants it at least 100. I have not seen my wls in quite some time. I need to get in for a check up. I have not seen him since I was one year post op. I am sure he would not be pleased with my labs. I hope your infusions make you feel better. (10 replies)
... I will post again later...after I wake up and get my errands done. It truly stinks that anemia sucks the energy and life right out of you. ... (10 replies)
... Donna, I never really had the craving to eat crushed ice, but if I have some in my cup, I do like to crunch on it. I'm not really sure how I became anemic other than my whole life I have tended to have low blood. ... (7 replies)

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