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... If you cannot absorb iron then you would get IV iron therapy from a Hematologist. This type of iron is used as a last resort because it is not without risk. ... (1 replies)
Chronic Low Iron?
Aug 12, 2008
... There is no test that exists which tells how well you absorb iron. ... (24 replies)
... Iron pills alone without B12 and vitamin C doesn't work, since the body need vitamin C and B12 to absorb iron otherwise your iron on blood will keep low. ... (5 replies)

... Ferritin is a protein that stores iron. You cannot "take" ferritin. It is an indicator of your iron stores. Too much ferritin means you have too much iron, too little ferritin protein then there is too little iron. ... (2 replies)
... You can use the search box located at the top of this page and search key words IV iron infusion, to hear what others in the past have had to say. There is a lot of information and experiences there. ... (9 replies)
... I apologize if I'm posting this in the wrong forum but am seeking advice on what could be causing my severe iron deficiency anemia. I am a 28 year old female and have had low iron for a couple of years along with GI stress. ... (6 replies)
... ne to rule out things like celiac disease, lupus, gall bladder problems, etc. etc. which all came back normal. My doctor just figured that since my ferretin and iron levels were up after the iron infusions that my body for whatever reason cannot absorb iron and I may need more iron infusions in the future. ... (4 replies)
... but they also did not work AT ALL. When my ferritin was rechecked, it was right where it was before I started taking the iron. I am worried that I cannot absorb it for some reason. ... (6 replies)
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... Welcome!! Steph gave you some excellent pointers. And, I do believe that this is the fastest was to absorb iron. Can you post your labs? ... (9 replies)
... B12 vitamins are taken orally and if your body absorbs them your fine. B12 injections are given to those who cannot absorb the vitamin or for those who can it is a booster to get your numbers up quicker. ... (16 replies)
... it would do me no good. I cannot absorb iron thru my stomach. ... (2 replies)
... what is intrinisic factor (1 replies)
... Ok, this is getting frustrating. I've been reading alot about iron and b12 and cannot seem to find a good menu. For b12 only it might be a little easier. But, for iron absorption so many things make it so you can't absorb it. ... (6 replies)
... herbal bitters helps absorb iron. When I take iron, I always take it on an empty stomach. ... (5 replies)
... Ever since I was a baby, my hemoglobin has been slightly low. My mom was told to increase my iron rich foods. However, out of all 8 of her children, I was the only one with this issue. ... (6 replies)
... usually manage to keep my blood counts in range for a longer period of time. It is the results of your CBC that are important. Ferritin is simply a measure of iron storage. You are not anemic according to the numbers you posted. Iron is simply an ingredient needed to manufacture red blood cells. ... (7 replies)
... or low ferritin you may be, or how well you absorb because there may be a greater demand. If you search the net you can read just about anything, but what is accurate information? ... (3 replies)
... My iron is low, the number is down to 5. ... (1 replies)
... Sorry I missed your post but I haven't been here. I agree with you, that you need a HIGH dose iron supplement. At least you do know that you do in fact absorb iron which 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. ... (9 replies)

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