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... I'm hoping for some support or advice on my low iron. Up until a few months ago I had a PCP that, although for years had been telling me that my iron was low, had never mentioned the word "anemia" and was never alarmist about anything. He never even brought up supplements. ... (0 replies)
... and folic acid. This could all explain why I am still tired and with many of the same symptoms as when my iron was low. When I was anemic, I craved ice, chewed on ice by the pounds everyday and no one thought that was unusual. ... (4 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)

... I can certainly relate to your ice cravings. ... (23 replies)
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Jan 11, 2008
... Sure enough the next day, she calls and i have to take iron 2xes a day because of anemia and i had to go back to see her. So i went the next day. as soon as she walked into the door she said iron 3xes a day. ... (6 replies)
... Even if your ferratin level comes back in the normal range, it could be at the low end of the range. Mine was at the low end and the doctor didn't think it was worth mentioning to me I guess. This was over 10 years ago. ... (23 replies)
... r but I did gain strength as time went by. I was given benedryl to counteract the allergic reaction of rapid heart rate and hives to the infusion. The mental fog is a part of why my body kicks out the iron as fast as it gets it. You might ask your doctor or a nutritionist for food suggestions that will decrease the fog. ... (4 replies)
... Numbers from the Jan 31st draw were iron 43, hemoglobin 12, hematocrit 35. ... (5 replies)

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