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Low Iron
Mar 3, 2004
... deficiency anemia about five months ago. Most doctors will want to try to find out the cause of the anemia, and I think you should push your doctor on this one, or find another doctor. ... (21 replies)
Low Iron
Mar 14, 2004
... I too have done oodles of research but it's so hard to sort fact from fiction as well as from opinion! ... (21 replies)
... I noticed that your daughter's MCV, mean corpuscular volume, is elevated. It is an important marker in hematology and the diagnosis of anemia. ... (10 replies)

... they dont know the cause of her anemia, i am assuming thats why her consultant wants her in for more tests. ... (8 replies)
... Try and stay calm momma. This is pretty low and low ferritin can cause a lot of symptoms, especially tired. If you already know the cause and the Dr. has her on Iron then you are a step ahead. Most of the time the cause of low iron in kids is them not getting enough iron in their diets. ... (8 replies)
... IV iron is not necessary unless your counts are too low to protect you from infection. As for how long IV iron lasts, it is dependent on what is causing the anemia. If it is a temporary bleeding problem, you might never need an IV again. ... (5 replies)
... My ferritin levels are chronically low...they did move up slightly with oral iron intake but then I stopped the supplement after a year or so and they plummeted again. ... (2 replies)
... You seem to have a lot of tummy problems have you had these since you were very young? ... (9 replies)
... I don't think any of the people who have replied to your post, including myself, are in any danger of iron overload considering it is taking us "years" to get our ferretin UP :) Besides, you should be getting regular retesting done. My doctor would retest me every 3 months. How long have we all been hanging around here on the anemia board?? Feels like a second home :) (6 replies)
... on a permanent basis from the shock of my mom almost dying 14 months ago and all the stress of dealing with it all on my own. ... (9 replies)
... Because our situations are SO similar it's almost scary! Your levels are low for sure, but if it makes you feel any better, mine are actually even lower. My doctors are saying that mine are as low as they've seen. ... (10 replies)
Saw hematologist
Feb 5, 2009
... It's standard for a lot of doctors to pronounce you to be out of danger once your hemoglobin results come ok. ... (9 replies)
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... Doctor's like iron infusions due to the neccesary concentrated iron which our bodies need. I am presently doing infusions. My hematologist told me there wasn't any side effects to mention. He was wrong. ... (63 replies)
... have dropped below acceptable levels. I have just begun using a new hematologist who is not on the ball. I am very weak and out of breath and my Iron saturation has fallen very low. The blood test even says, "alert". What could happen if I don't receive my iron infusion asap? ... (0 replies)
... out of shape so I started a workout program at home before finally begrudgingly making a dr. appt. ... (10 replies)
... ferritin... I mean, am I in danger of my heart stopping right this very minute? ... (7 replies)
... The Trichologist who i see about my hair issue, which we believe is as a result of very low ferretin levels over a number of years, uses Dr Hugh Rushton as his reference. You can look up Dr Rushton on the net. ... (15 replies)
Jul 28, 2004
... I imagine that either you are using your stored iron, or that you are not storing iron and you have a minor leak. Ferritin level indicates amount of iron that is available to make the hemaglobin. One or two numbers off from normal is enough to make you have the symptoms you describe. ... (1 replies)
... Yes, you have mild anemia and that's how it starts. Your HGB is a tad below the low end of normal. So you are technically anemic. ... (15 replies)

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