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Ferritin of 8?
Jun 29, 2009
... according to what i have learnt. So yes 8 is low and that is what mine was. ... (4 replies)
Checking in.....
Aug 21, 2009
... Yes, of course I remember you! ... (3 replies)
... As you know, being vegan can be a little harder in maintaining ferritin levels. Have you explored the full option of protein foods available? ... (1 replies)

... commends that she takes a multivitamin every other day. We really don't want other complications, or to go against our doctor, but we are so concerned about her ferritin and that it will drop, and she won't get better. Are there any iron supplements that don't effect iron saturation levels? ... (3 replies)
Still concerned
Aug 15, 2008
... and I had a 9 ferritin by this time. At the 6 mo mark I had an ablation to stop the heavy blood loss. ... (6 replies)
... At one point i felt so grim that i would of had it just so i could feel better but as things are improving i wonder if just taking the iron tablets will do the trick. ... (78 replies)
Taking a while
Nov 13, 2009
... I read your other posts and will combine answers here for each of them. ... (1 replies)
Me too--I'm back
Oct 21, 2008
... I have not had nodules yet, and I hope I never do, but isn't that a common part of Hashi's? ... (8 replies)
... Last year, I had a total of 8 IV iron infusions to deal with my iron deficiency anemia. ... (0 replies)
Pernicious Anemia
Mar 21, 2008
... Everytime I ate something it was extremely painful to swallow. It felt like my throat was swollen and the food was like a huge ball going down. After a couple of weeks, I went to a doctor. I have seasonal allergies and was told that my throat was probably irritated by post nasil drip. ... (2 replies)
... When I was diagnosed with anemia at a 8.5 and 2 ferritin my doc told me that I would need a blood transfusion at a 7 Hgb. He said, this is the number that they go by. ... (7 replies)
... I totally understand your concerns about the infusion, though I know plenty of people reach the point where they're willing to risk any possible complications in the hope of feeling better. ... (17 replies)
... I had symptoms of anemia off an on as I said before, especially the restless legs. ... (1 replies)
... s are too critical for surgery or if the surgery will be worth the risk to improve your iron levels. I would also imagine the discussion would be the possibility of the need for a blood transfusion. ... (1 replies)
... Hi I had a gastric by pass in 1998. I am also severely anemic with my Ferritin level less than 4 and hemaglobin has been down as low as 7. My white blood counts have started to fall now and I too am tired. My weight loss has been extremely good. ... (28 replies)
Jul 26, 2008
... I took 3X Ferris Sulfate in the beginning and I ended up in the ER because I was so very weak. It gave me enteritis for 3 months, I was extrememly ill from the complications due to iron supplements. This is why I am on a special type that is designed for the GI system and I praise my GI doctor for his knowledge on this. ... (27 replies)
... years post op from an RNY. There were no post op complications and my labs until now have been picture perfect. About 5 weeks ago I started noticing my hair was thinning, I was tired all of the time, my skin was dry. ... (7 replies)

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