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Teeth problem?
Dec 7, 2004
... If your body is unable to absorb the b-12 it may also be having a hard time with calcium. The tooth problems may reflect a problem with folic acid as well which is needed along with b-12. Anemia is of course a symptom of another disease, but not the disease itself. You may want your doctor to help you locate the basic problem with your anemia. Swollen gums are a symptom of a... (3 replies)
... Currently I have had many dental problems with my teeth fracturing and needing to have them pulled and implants placed. ... (4 replies)
... To the person who asked why anemia makes us crave ice, I don't think they know. It's just water, especially if you're drinking bottled distilled water, as I do. ... (23 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)
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 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. I had been chewing ice for almost two years. I told my family doctor about it, but did not seemed concerned. It was not until I finally had to go to a hematologist... (4 replies)
... Actually, in anemia, the gums will often start to be tender and swollen and bleed more when brushing your teeth despite adequate hygiene. As for complexion color if you are Caucasian, your skin will become waxy, lemony colored. ... (6 replies)
... s health status by the condition of their true that is! I'm 52 and I've noticed that my gums sort of look bony. I used to have alot of meat on my teeth that hid the bony structure of the teeth underneath. can see the bony structure. Yes, my teeth do bleed when I brush them or when I floss. ... (5 replies)
... Yes...I have pernicious anemia and I have receeding gums as well. I think it is a part of the autoimmune problem. ... (5 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. But the crunchies still occur in the form of pretzels salted or not, doesn't matter, or peanuts, or the fake fat fried potato chips, (don't like taste of real oil any more, it all tastes stale)My theory is that in... (23 replies)
Teeth problem?
Dec 6, 2004
... I was just wondering has anyone had any symptoms of weakening teeth or tooth decay because of the anemia? ... (3 replies)
... It will take some time for the iron to kick in, sometimes as much as 2-3 months because it has to be absorbed and create an iron store in order to work to make new blood cells, from what I understand. I was started on 3 325 mg. iron tablets per day and also B-12 shots. One month after I was diagnosed with anemia, I was also diagnosed with autoimmune hypothyroid, which meant... (2 replies)
New to Anemia
Jul 8, 2008
... into early menopause by 39. So they ruled that out fast. I think I am doing a bit better. Not so much shortness of breath. But still chomping Ice. I hope my teeth hold on until this gets straight. ... (9 replies)
... Hey I eat ice like its going out of style my Dr said it was because of my anemia. I have metal teeth thanks to a softball so i can handle the crunching my friends just hate the sound of it though. ... (23 replies)
... my teeth were actually breaking from the constant ice chewing. Give it some time I'm sure you will bounce back. The problem with anemia is it's something that takes forever. I would say if your PICA is gone that you are probably having a rise in numbers. ... (14 replies)
... I have perncious anemia and have had for quite a number of years. For the past few months I have developed burning lips and gums so bad. ... (5 replies)
... take pain medication so I can work and support my seven year old son and myself. My CBC at the doctor's office showed a Hgb of less than 8 and a HCT of 27. My anemia panel shows an iron level of 7 and a iron sat of 4. ... (7 replies)
... I had a recent blood test and my dr told me that my iron levels were extremely low - on the borderline, Is this anemia? I also have thyroid issues(hypo and am getting treatment for this) but I have had low iron for most of my life. I'm taking iron tablets at the moment and I don't eat a lot of red meat. I've had ginivitis too - quite severe actually and have lost some... (2 replies)
... I haven't been diagnosed w/ anemia but my dr. is doing a bunch of tests to check iron and B vitamin deficiencies. I've had lots of odd symptoms over the past months including eye problems (very red and blurry), rashes that come and go (like tiny reddish/purple pin pricks), trembling in my hands, and a change in the colour of my gums (they look really dark red about 1 cm below... (2 replies)
... h, I eat ice. The ice will hold me over for a while, but it's only so long before I get cranky craving cornstarch!lol! Try saying that ten times! So what does my anemia have to do with my addiction and how do i fix the addiction. ... (4 replies)

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