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... Thank you for responding Flower. I think I became low on iron around 4 years ago. At that time my only sypstom was I had a strange craving for eating ice. I didn't give it any thought for about a year or so but the craving got worse. I would make special trips to the store to buy ice. ... (9 replies)
... at least 4 years. I would tell my doctors this even my gastric bypass doctor who I adore and they would just laugh at me. All this time I have known it was the anemia but they were giving me the "your iron is borderline normal" but I have no clue if they were looking at the ferritin levels and the complete iron studies. ... (5 replies)
Ice Cravings
Mar 4, 2011
... Every time I get a transfusion or infusion the ice cravings dissapears! And the terrible fatigue disappears. I get regular blood transfusions because of my anemia problem. ... (3 replies)

... I've been anemic for a while and it had improved after being on iron supplements although I was still anemic. I slacked off on taking them and I can tell my anemia is getting bad again as I am craving ice all the time. But I also notice this time I'm craving Romaine Lettuce. ... (0 replies)
... and thanks happufeet i have been craving ice, but someone once told me that craving ice is a sign of pregnancy so i was hopeing i'd concieved this time, guess its just the anemia, altho i read somewhere becos of the hormones in he IUD coil it can affect the results of a pregnancy test, guess i can win when it comes to womans health, bleah lol (5 replies)
... I've always heard that eating ice was a sign of anemia but numerous months ago when I started craving ice, I never thought about it. All my life, I had heard that.....since I've started taking iron, I no longer eat or crave ice. It is amazing. ... (5 replies)
... kolbysmum,I think the symptom of craving ice is seen in iron deficiency anemia. ... (25 replies)
... all I know is that when I am craving ice it either has to be from Sonic or from the ice machine at work! I don't know what the difference is, maybe the texture? ... (4 replies)
... I have been craving ice for about a year and a half. ... (25 replies)
... craving ice all the time. ... (10 replies)
... tachycardia/heart pounding pica/craving ice hair loss tingling and numbness in various parts of my body (13 replies)
New to Anemia
Jul 8, 2008
... Hey Thanks for the info I thought I was crazy craving the ice thing. ... (9 replies)
... 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)
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)
... 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)
Jan 5, 2004
... Hi! just noticed your message concerning ice craving. The condition you mention is called pica. It is a craving which could just as well be dirt or clay. It is usually a good sign of anemia, although many people do not have this symptom. ... (7 replies)
... w IV infusions before I felt at least decent. I have been on the pill since and have found myself felling horrible again. Its been 2 years now. I'm married to anemia for life I'm told. ... (3 replies)
New to Anemia
Jun 12, 2008
... I had the craving for ice too and like you I didn't think that it was anything to really worry about. Boy, was I wrong. ... (9 replies)
... It may sound silly to you, I can understand that. When I started eating ice I thought that sounded crazy and didn't tell the doc until I had a 2 ferritin. ... (9 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)

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