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Jul 14, 2009
... patients. The high RDW is a variation in the RBC's size and shape. It is typical for this number to go up in response to anemia. So, you basically had IDA and iron depletion at this time from the reading of a 4 ferritin. You had no iron to pull from to keep up with the Hgb. ... (5 replies)
New Test Results
Mar 19, 2009
... I bought the ferrous sulfate since I didn't know that my body won't react well to it or not without trying it first. I did ask the pharmacy about the poly iron, it's $35 for 100 tabs. :eek: I didn't think that I was taking things lightly. I've emailed and called, I've taken the tests they want and now starting the ferrous sulfate. Maybe I'm just in denial and... (8 replies)
New Test Results
Mar 19, 2009
... I hope that she is well versed in iron supplements, many are not. ... (8 replies)

... mineral defficiencies were not addressed then attempting to raise the iron levels would be difficult. ... (2 replies)
... is your low iron a symptom of something else. ... (34 replies)
... More people are now finding out that their iron stores need to stay above 70 for at least 3 months to see a significant decrease in the shedding rate and for hair in the growing phase to be restored to its normal rate. ... (21 replies)
... My hematologist told me not to bother with the oral iron after I started getting IV iron as it wasn't doing any good anyway. I know there is a danger of iron overload in the case of patients taking oral iron along with IV iron but in our cases I think it would be almost impossible to do so!! ... (13 replies)
... hile now, about a year and a half. I'm tired and exhausted all the time. I don't have much energy. My hair has been thin for a while. I REALLY don't want to take iron supplements because of my severe anxiety. ... (1 replies)
... A year ago I lost 3 pints of blood from stomach bleed from aspirin. The doc told me it would take 3 months to build up iron. Well have been on iron for a year. Think they transfused me 2 pints of blood. ... (0 replies)
... You are Iron Deficient Anemic by what you are describing. Your labs are very simular to mine. I recently had my first Iron IV Infusion and Im starting to slowly see a decrease in some of the symptoms. Biggest one gone is my ice cravings.. ... (6 replies)
... I think the iron is a good idea however you need to check your dosage. ... (5 replies)
... Did you reduce the iron that you were previously taking? ... (9 replies)
Good News!!!!!
Nov 7, 2007
... You should take iron 1 hour before OR 2 hours after a meal. I take mine before to get best results. ... (5 replies)
... It looks like Iron Deficiency Anemia that hasn't quite affected your hemoglobin yet, but it will if you don't take care of it. Find a good iron supplement that will give you enough. I like Floradix. It's liquid iron, and it's the only supplement that I can take, and it works. ... (1 replies)
... Overall it seems pretty good. It will be about a week before I get the iron studies back. I know my total iron is down. ... (1 replies)
... Try not to worry right now, wait until you have your scopes, blood test and possible up the iron supplements. You still have time to play with. ... (8 replies)
... borderline with no iron stores, you may want to up your oral iron intake. You are only taking 130 mgs of iron which doesn't sound like enough especially with your results. That in itself is so telling. I can recognize the pattern. ... (8 replies)
... As much as docs proclaim they know, they don't really know how low iron affects the body since most studies are only done on clinically anemic patients. ... (7 replies)
... If your mom has normal ferritin then she doesn't have iron deficiency anemia. The amount of ferritin stored reflects the amount of iron stored. Anemia simply means a decrease in the number of red blood cells or hemoglobin in the blood. It doesn't automatically mean iron deficiency. ... (4 replies)
... I do remember that. Colonoscopy, etc all turned out fine. Oral iron never worked for me or agreed with me. I need the iron infusions. I have to go every year. Why my levels decrease I do not know. ... (9 replies)

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